from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of eastern Romania east of Transylvania. Part of the Roman province of Dacia, it became a principality in the 14th century and passed to the Ottoman Empire in 1504, although it was continually attacked and often controlled by other powers. In 1861 Moldavia united with Wallachia to form the nucleus of modern Romania.
- See Moldova.
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- proper n. A former principality in Eastern Europe, which occupied a region now made up of the country of Moldova and northeastern Romania.
- proper n. Moldova.
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- n. a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991
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The plot is not complex but Zahn adds interest and depth to the story by making Connor part of an ensemble of characters that include his soldiers and a group of survivors living in the ruins of a Los Angeles condominium building (the building was formerly known as Moldavia Los Angeles but has been renamed Moldering Lost Ashes by the residents).
In Rumania, a member of the Committee obtained authorization to visit the ghettos in Moldavia.
Moldavia, which is one of the oldest in the Seraphic Order, comprises
Their country was formerly a fief of Hungary, like Moldavia, which is inhabited by the same race, who speak the same language and are equally mad.
Their country was formerly a fief of Hungary, like Moldavia, which is inhabited by the same race, who speak the same language, and are equally mad.
_Roumelia_, formerly called Moldavia and Wallachia, north of the Danube, is peopled by a race supposed to be descended from the old Roman military colonies.
So, for example, they say that Bogdan, ruler of Marmaros, broke his allegiance to the King Louis of Hungary, and about 1359 descended, with a largo body of Wallachian followers, amongst whom were his sons, into the lower lands of what was already called Moldavia, and took possession of the country. [
He left behind a very undistinguished education, getting thrown out of posh boarding schools, to walk at the tender age of 18 from Rotterdam to Istanbul, sleeping in castles and hayricks en route, and ending up living with a Byzantine princess, twelve years his senior, in Moldavia until the war separated them.
There were so many royals mingling at the lobby the night before the wedding it looked like the scene in "Dynasty" when Amanda Carrington married Prince Michael of Moldavia but thankfully without the cliffhanger finale.
Did I fly to Moldavia to help the flight of the refugees?