Definition of Bessarabia in English:

Bessarabia

proper noun

  • A region in eastern Europe between the Dniester and Prut Rivers, from 1918 to 1940 part of Romania. The major part of the region now falls in Moldova, the remainder in Ukraine.

Pronunciation:

Bessarabia

/ˌbɛsəˈreɪbɪə/