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  • n. Plural form of Vlach.


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  • In three hundred large-format pages, 60 million Frenchmen merit a single paragraph, while the fifty thousand Vlachs of the Balkans and the fifty thousand Faroe Islanders of Denmark receive careful dissection over many pages.4 And why not?


  • My friends are Vlachs, I am Armenian, and we have Kurds, Arabs, and Jews among us.


  • The Vlachs call them werewolves, and our Greek brothers call them Minotaurs.


  • The cheese is so good that Vlachs come from as far away as New York to buy supplies of it.


  • “It would appear that ‘Welsh’ meant not so much foreigners as peoples who had been Romanized; other versions of the word may be found along the borders of the Roman Empire – the Walloons of Belgium, the Welsch of the Italian Tyrol and the Vlachs of Romania – and the welschnuss, the walnut, was the nut of the Roman lands.”

    England's Dreaming | Quixotic Quisling

  • A people linguistically related to Romanians rather than to Slavs, Vlachs are scattered throughout the Balkans, with a home turf along the south bank of the Danube.

    Pride Of Place

  • The reductio ad absurdum of all this is the historic struggle for self-determination and international recognition of the Vlachs.

    Pride Of Place

  • Before anyone rushes out to order flags, though, the Vlachs themselves are divided, between mountain Vlachs and alluvial Vlachs.

    Pride Of Place

  • This issue first came to my attention in the liner notes to an LP of Bartok's musicological studies among the Vlachs, IIRC. LEXILOGOS.

  • Vlachs, etc., including something by Virginia Woolf THE AMPERSAND.


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