Romania [roh-mey-nee-uh, ‐meyn-yuh] Examples noun
- a republic in SE Europe, bordering on the Black Sea. 91,699 sq. mi. (237,500 sq. km). Capital: Bucharest.
Romanian[raw-muh-nyah] /rɔˈmʌ nyɑ/. România [raw-muh-nyah; English roh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh] noun
- Romanian name of .
Examples from the Web for romania Contemporary Examples of romania
Next door in Romania, a historical figure nicknamed Vlad the Impaler inspired the first mainstream depiction of a vampire.
October 15, 2014
Though vampire legends exist the world over, Romania and Bulgaria have born the brunt of the attention.
October 15, 2014
In the end, he was easily confirmed as ambassador to Romania.
September 5, 2014
In 1945, along with whoever survived from his family, he returned to Romania.
April 8, 2014
Norman Manea grew up doubly cursed: first he had to survive the Nazis and then the communist dictators in his native Romania.
April 8, 2014
Historical Examples of romania
On the value of this Life, see an article by the same, “Romania,” vol.
Jean Jules Jusserand
Romania, futile expedition into, 59; union to Barbaricum, 137.
And he that will go by another way, must go by the plains of Romania, coasting the sea.
Arculf et al.
Romania’s average wage is less than 90 dollars a month – Macedonia’s is 160 US dollars.
Their music is regularly performed in Romania and in some of the other communist countries, but it is not well known elsewhere.
Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for romania Romania Rumania or Roumania noun
- a republic in SE Europe, bordering on the Black Sea: united in 1861; became independent in 1878; Communist government set up in 1945; became a socialist republic in 1965; a more democratic regime was installed after a revolution in 1989; joined the EU in 2007. It consists chiefly of a great central arc of the Carpathian Mountains and Transylvanian Alps, with the plains of Walachia, Moldavia, and Dobriya on the south and east and the Pannonian Plain in the west Official language: Romanian. Religion: Romanian Orthodox (Christian) majority. Currency: leu. Capital: Bucharest Pop: 21 790 479 (2013 est). Area: 237 500 sq km (91 699 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for romania Romania
Eastern European nation, name taken officially in 1861 at the union of Wallachia and Moldavia, from Latin Romani “people from Rome,” which was used to describe the descendants of colonists there from Roman times; see+ . In early use often Rumania, or, from French, Roumania. Related: Romanian; Rumanian; Roumanian.
romania in Culture Romania
in southeastern on the northeast , bordered by to the northwest, to the northeast, and the to the east, to the south, and the former to the southwest. Its capital and largest city is .
Note During, Romania was allied to the but joined the in 1944.Note Occupied by Soviet troops in 1944, Romania became a people’s republic on the model of the in 1947.Note A former country, Romania was ruled in the 1970s and 1980s by dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who was overthrown and executed during a bloody revolution in 1989. (See .)