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or Wallachia
, historic region (29,568 sq mi/76,581 sq km), S Romania. The Transylvanian Alps separate it in the NW from Transylvania and the Banat; the Danube separates it from Serbia in the west, Bulgaria in the south, and N Dobruja in the east; in the
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, Wallachia
a former principality of SE Europe: a vassal state of the Ottoman Empire from the 15th century until its union with Moldavia in 1859, subsequently forming present-day Romania
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Among these, we mention: the memoir called "aristo-democratic republican ruling", elaborated by Chancellor Dimitrie Sturdza, and addressed to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1807 (Georgescu, 1972: 108), the texts of Iordache Rosetti-Rosnovanu from 1818 in Moldova (Carp, Stanomir and Vlad, 2002: 17), and those of Barbu Vacarescu from Wallachia, from the 18th of February/1st of March, 1819.
The year is 1462 and Transylvania has enjoyed a prolonged period of peace under the just and fair rule of the battle-weary Vlad III, the prince of Wallachia (Luke Evans, Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit series).
The three principalities referred to in 1856 were Serbia, Moldavia, and Wallachia; in 1866 Moldavia and Wallachia merged as Romania.
Bran Castle later became a customs post on the mountain pass between Transylvania and Wallachia and it continued to play a militarily strategic role up to the mid eighteenth century.
On August 8, 1890, Stoker visited the Whitby Public Lending Library - now a fish restaurant - and read a book, An Account of the Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia by William Wilkinson.
Hence, the Romanian state will be divided into the following provinces: Wallachia together with Oltenia, Dobrogea, the Danube Delta and Snake Island, Moldova, together with Bessarabia and Bucovina, Transylvania, together with the Banat, Crisana, Satmar and Maramures.
In reply to an enquiry from the commissioners for Trade and Plantations regarding the depressed state of its cloth exports, the first reason cited by the Russia Company in January 1715/16 was that a great quantity of cloth was being made in Silesia and Wallachia that was cheaper than English cloth (Ms 11741, vol.
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): The world's best vampire spotting location is said to be set at Wallachia, now a part of Romania, where you can tour to learn more about these creatures of the night.
Vlad: The Last Confession" is a novel seeking to stay true to the story of one Vlad Tepes, the supposedly vile and vicious lord of Wallachia.
A TEPES, or Vlad the Impaler, was a 15th-century threetime Prince of Wallachia, situated in modern-day southern Romania.
The lower Danube has the features of a great thriller: spies, intrigue, revolution and royalty, including the Prince of Wallachia, known as Vlad the Impaler.