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Walachian

/wɒˈleɪkɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the former SE European principality of Walachia (now part of Romania) or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Walachia
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  • The walachian is short in stature, but of a compact muscular frame of body.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • He entered the walachian army in 1838, and visited Paris in 1841 for purposes of study.

  • Besides these, there are two walachian frontier regiments, and a third part of the Szekler hussars is formed from this nation.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • Red boots complete her costume, the general appearance of which proclaims her a walachian.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • But the walachian state was never very firmly constituted, and in 1525 the battle of Mohacz reduced it finally under Turkish rule.

    The Human Race Louis Figuier
  • The town is of little commercial importance, but the vineyards on the neighbouring hills produce some of the best walachian wines.

  • It is said that this and a subsequent shock were both predicted by a walachian almanac maker.

  • In 1659 it was again burned by the walachian prince Mircea, and for the time the Turks were expelled, but afterwards returned.

  • A distinct walachian style developed, and schools emerged in Bucharest and other cities.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The most notable achievements of the walachian school are the interior frescoes of the Hurez Monastery.

    Area Handbook for Romania

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

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