from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient region of southeast Europe south of the Danube River in what is now Serbia and northern Bulgaria. Originally inhabited by Thracians, it was conquered by the Romans c. 29 B.C. and occupied by Goths in the fourth century A.D.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. an ancient region and later Roman province situated in the Balkans, along the south bank of the Danube Rive, mainly in what is now Bulgaria and Serbia


From Latin Moesia, from Ancient Greek Μοισία. (Wiktionary)



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