Bessarabia

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Etymology[edit]

From Romanian Basarabia (compare Ukrainian Бессарабія (Bessarabija)), after the royal House of Basarab.

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Bessarabia

  1. (historical) A geographic region in Eastern Europe bounded by the Dniester River on the east and the Prut River on the west. Now divided between Moldova and Ukraine.

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