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From Romanian România.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. Rare spelling of Romania.
    • 1924, Recent Geographical Literature, Maps, and Photographs Added to the Society’s Collection, Royal Geographical Society, page 254:
      A general atlas in 45 sheets of coloured maps and diagrams intended for use in the secondary schools of România. Twelve of the sheets are occupied by maps of România itself, dealing with its physical features, geology, population, meteorology, industries, means of communication, and minerals, and some of these, though on a small scale, will doubtless be useful to all seeking information on the country.
    • 1954, Forrest C. Pogue, “The Pursuit Stops Short of the Rhine”, in The Supreme Command (United States Army in World War II: The European Theater of Operations), Washington, D.C.: Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, “The Situation at the End of August”, page 247:
      In late August and early September they seized the Ploesti oil fields, forced the collapse of România, and turned Bulgaria to the Allied side.
    • 1979 July 2, Mihaela & Serfiu Gorun, “American Group for the Family Reunifications and Freedom To Emigrate in Romania, Dragos Popescu”, in Continuing the President’s Authority to Waive the Trade Act Freedom of Emigration Provisions: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on International Trade of the Committee on Finance, [], Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, published 1979, page 507:
      Dear Mr Abbe, [] We wrote a lot of letters to the Passport Office; two times to Mr. President of the National Great Assembly (the Parliament), three times to Mr. President of România, but all was in vain. [] Sincerely yours, [] 74696 Bucharest, România
    • 2012, Carmen Bugan, Burying the Typewriter: A Memoir, Minneapolis, Minn.: Graywolf Press, →ISBN:
      Now I watch how my father swears and turns red any time Comrade Ceaușescu appears on television or makes radio addresses explaining how România is the strongest, most independent country in the world and how we are all members of the “great socialist dream.” [] By contrast, the poems and the stories we read at school all praise our Communist government and Comrade Ceaușescu, who with his wife, the mother of all the children of România, is the father of all of us, something I have known ever since I can remember. [] “We’ll rent a few hectares of land on the western side of România from April until August, right at the border, at Oravița where the soil is good. []
    • 2019, Gabriel Ivbijaro, Carlos Augusto de Mendonça Lima, Lucja Kolkiewicz, Yaccub Enum, “Case Studies”, in Carlos Augusto de Mendonça Lima, Gabriel Ivbijaro, editors, Primary Care Mental Health in Older People: A Global Perspective, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, →ISBN, page 389:
      România is a developing former communist country in Eastern Europe with a population of 21.794.793 (2002) and covers 237.500 square km with 42 districts. [] România remains currently in a period of transition from communism to democracy. România like other Eastern European countries is at the geographical border between the West, the Middle East and Asia. Like other former communist countries, România remained behind the Iron Curtain until December 1989. In January 2007, România became member of EU.


Romanian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]


From român +‎ -ia, from Latin Romanus.


  • IPA(key): /ro.mɨˈni.a/
  • Rhymes: -ia
  • Hyphenation: Ro‧mâ‧ni‧a
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Proper noun[edit]

România f (genitive/dative României)

  1. Romania
    România e o țară foarte frumoasă.
    Romania's a really beautiful country.
    Limba României și a poporului ei, nesurprinzător, se numește română.
    The language of Romania and her people, unsurprisingly, is called Romanian.


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  • English: România