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Moldavian

[mol-dey-vee-uh n, -deyv-yuh n] /mɒlˈdeɪ vi ən, -ˈdeɪv yən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Moldavia, its people, or their language.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Moldavia.
3.
a dialect of Romanian spoken in Moldavia and written in the Cyrillic alphabet.
Origin of Moldavian
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  • The new Moldavian dance had become the topic of general discourse.

    Is He Popenjoy?

    Anthony Trollope
  • He had always appeared to me a singular being, this same Moldavian clerk.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • It is singular enough that the only Moldavian I have known could not speak.

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • I have known a Moldavian who could not speak, but he was not born dumb.

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • The Moldavian Carpathians have maximum elevations of about 7,500 feet and are the most extensively forested part of the country.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The finest buildings are the Christian church and the Moldavian hotel.

  • Several towns fell with little resistance into his hands, and were annexed to his Moldavian dominions.

  • I had hardly entered it when Daniel appeared; he was dressed in a Moldavian costume which he uses as a dressing-gown.

  • Yes, should the Armenian insist upon it, I will accept a seat at the desk, opposite the Moldavian clerk.

    Lavengro George Borrow
British Dictionary definitions for Moldavian

Moldavian

/mɒlˈdeɪvɪən/
adjective, noun
1.
another name for Moldovan
adjective
2.
of or relating to the former E European principality of Moldavia or its inhabitants
noun
3.
a native or inhabitant of Moldavia
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Word Origin and History for Moldavian

c.1600 (n.); 1760 (adj.), from Moldavia + -ian.

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