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  • n. Plural form of voivode.

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Examples

  • The Christian voivodes to be elected by the metropolitan and the boyards.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • In the beginning of the eighteenth century there ruled two voivodes, Constantine Brancovano in

    Roumania Past and Present

  • After the unsuccessful campaign of Peter the Great in which the voivodes, Cantemir and

    Roumania Past and Present

  • But, before treating of the condition of the country and the customs of the period, we must refer to one or two voivodes whose rule was pacific, and whose energies were directed to the promotion of civilising influences.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • Bassarab, [136] the other John Radul, known as Radul d'Affumati, and both were voivodes of Wallachia.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • Some were banates, as that of Craiova, which long remained a semi-independent State; then there were petty voivodes or princes, as the Princes of Zevrin or Severin, Farcas, Seneslas, &c.; and besides these there were khanates, called in French _kinezats_, and in

    Roumania Past and Present

  • Moldavia, tradition of Bogdan Dragosch, 162. earliest historical records of, 170. early voivodes, 170, 171.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • The history of Moldo-Wallachia during the seventeenth century -- that is to say, from the fall of Michael to the dispossession of the native voivodes at the beginning of the eighteenth century -- possesses little interest for English readers.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • Mosques had been erected and houses built by Turkish residents, contrary to the stipulations of the Treaty of Nicopolis, with the connivance of the voivodes, who, as we have said, were raised up and deposed as it suited the greed or policy of the Porte.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • In this hermitage Mirko, the father of the Prince, in company with thirty-two of his voivodes, was once besieged by a large body of Turks, but repelled all attacks for nineteen days, with the loss of only two men, killed by shots which passed through the window.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

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