Definition of Moldova in US English:

Moldova

proper noun

  • A landlocked country in southeastern Europe, between Romania and Ukraine; population 4,100,000 (estimated 2015); languages, Moldavian (official), Russian; capital, Chişinău.

    A former constituent republic of the Soviet Union, Moldova was formed from territory ceded by Romania in 1940. It became independent as a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States in 1991

    Also called Moldavia

Pronunciation

Moldova

/mɑlˈdoʊvə//mälˈdōvə/