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- proper n. A governorate of Romania during World War II, established in 1941 and captured by Soviet forces in 1944.
- proper n. An autonomous territory within Moldova, not internationally recognized as a nation. It is the only part of Moldova in which the Cyrillic alphabet is official, while the Latin alphabet is generally "restricted".
Literally "beyond the river Dniester". (Wiktionary)