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  • proper noun archaic An older spelling of Romania.

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  • noun a republic in southeastern Europe with a short coastline on the Black Sea


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  • And now there is the 3-engined light aircraft, the Trilander, which is being built on the Isle of Wight as well as in Rumania and follows the very successful Islander.

    Britain's Scientific and Industrial Achievements

  • The mobilization last fall in Rumania and Hungary, along the Yugoslav border, was too well advertised, however, to be the real thing.

    Stalin's Biggest Headache

  • Edward G. Robinson, an American born in Rumania, played the role of Dr. Ehrlich, a German Jew, when that film opened recently in Munich in the presence of the Lord Mayor and a distinguished company of Germans and Americans.

    The Iron Curtain and The Silver Screen

  • He lived for a while in Rumania, then in a Bessarabian village, Yedintsy, and died in 1908 in Odessa.

    The Breakfast of the Birds, and Other Stories

  • Germany wishes, now that Russian weakness is shown in Finland, to push troops at the Rumanian frontier, and it is a grave danger that the Germans will enter Rumania from the north.

    The Present Situation in the Balkans

  • This could be used only against Russia, because Rumania is in the unhappy position not to be able to fight strongly against Germany because Rumania is cut up in two parts through the Carpathian Mountains, and the Germans could move very quickly if they once got Hungary.

    The Present Situation in the Balkans

  • The aerodrome lies in the open country and offers no possibilities of camouflage for our aircraft, and Ploesti, the oil center of Rumania, which is quite close, is being attacked incessantly by American bombers with very strong fighter protection; the fighters can afterwards turn their attention to us, in as far as we may be thought worth a plastering.

    Stuka Pilot

  • You will remember or know that the Ploesti oil fields are in Rumania.

    An Address By His Excellency, Viscount Alexander of Tunis

  • Transylvanians are really of an older political order and settlement than the independent country known as Rumania, which bounds

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • In 1861 Cuza established, instead of the separate ministries, a common ministry and a common representative assembly, and in 1862 the union of the principalities, henceforth known as Rumania, was proclaimed.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock


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