Definition of Moldavia
1. Noun. A landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991.
Group relationships: Cis, Commonwealth Of Independent States
Generic synonyms: European Country, European Nation
Terms within: Capital Of Moldova, Chisinau, Kishinev
Group relationships: Europe
Derivative terms: Moldovan
Definition of Moldavia
1. Proper noun. A former principality in Eastern Europe, now a region made up of the country of Moldova and northeastern Romania. ¹
2. Proper noun. A former name of Moldova ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Moldavia
Literary usage of Moldavia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1826)
"WALLACHIA AND moldavia. The death of the Emperor Alexander haa let loose the military propensities of the Russian government, and keen and angry ..."
2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The stress of the struggle now devolved upon the northern princi- ity of moldavia, and there too a strong man had arisen. In 1456 'éter Aron gave tribute to ..."
3. The Map of Europe by Treaty: Showing the Various Political and Territorial by Edward Hertslet (1875)
"375 [United Principalities of moldavia and Wallachia. Danube.] No. 375. ... Question of Union of moldavia and Wallachia, and Election of a Foreign Prince. ..."
4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Poland begins to lay claim to sovereignty over moldavia. 1395 Stephen, brother of ... 1541 Peter again rules in moldavia, having bought favour of Turks. ..."
5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"Poland begins to lay claim to sovereignty over moldavia. ... 1541 Peter again rules in moldavia, having bought favour of Turks. is placed on the throne. ..."
6. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"moldavia in the tame Physical State ca when the Venedi inhabited it.—An Aquatic Population. " THE aspect of moldavia is very singular; perhaps, ..."
7. Essays on the Progress of Nations in Civilization, Productive Industry by Ezra Champion Seaman (1868)
"moldavia and Wallachia. moldavia has an area of about 18436 square miles, and Wallachia 28264; total 46700 square miles, being about as large as the State ..."
8. The History of the Balkan Peninsula: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Ferdinand Schevill (1922)
"CHAPTER XXIII THE AFFAIRS OF moldavia AND WALLACHIA AND THE FOUNDING OF THE ... The familiar fact that the Ottomans, on bringing moldavia and Wallachia ..."