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Romanian

[roh-mey-nee-uh n, ‐meyn-yuh n]
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Romania.
  2. the Romance language of Romania, spoken also in Moldavia.
adjective
  1. of or relating to Romania, its inhabitants, or the language Romanian.
Related formspro-Ro·ma·ni·an, adjective, noun
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  • In common with the folk art of other countries of Eastern Europe, Romanian folk art uses mostly abstract and geometric designs.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • His work remains extremely popular among Romanians, and his lyrical landscapes and scenes of Romanian life are well known abroad.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • About 80 percent of the trade in 1969 and 1970 was accounted for by Romanian imports; in 1971 the trade was more nearly balanced.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • At the present stage of development, Romanian industrial products compete poorly with the output of advanced Western nations.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • He had piloted a Flying Fortress in a highly successful raid over the Romanian oil fields.

    Voice from the Cave

    Mildred A. Wirt


British Dictionary definitions for romanian

Romanian

Rumanian or Roumanian

noun
  1. the official language of Romania, belonging to the Romance group of the Indo-European family
  2. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Romania
adjective
  1. relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Romania, its people, or their language
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