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Wallachia

or Wa·la·chi·a

[wo-ley-kee-uh]
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noun
  1. a former principality in SE Europe: united with Moldavia (Moldova) to form Romania in 1861. 29,569 sq. mi. (76,585 sq. km). Capital: Bucharest.
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Related formsWal·la·chi·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for wallachian

Historical Examples

  • The remainder of the box was occupied by Wallachian ladies and grandees.

    Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846

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  • His face had nothing of the Wallachian peasant in its features or expression.

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai

  • No genuine Wallachian would have taken the nickname of his king, Decebalus.

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai

  • The Wallachian sprang to his feet and clapped his hand to his sword.

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai

  • "That is over," said the Wallachian girl, calmly, and she led Manasseh into the empty house.

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai


British Dictionary definitions for wallachian

Wallachian

adjective, noun
  1. a variant spelling of Walachian
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Wallachia

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Walachia
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