One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the former European principality of Wallachia or its inhabitants.‘the first dynasty of Wallachian kings’
- ‘We were already entering a different zone, leaving the arid continental climate of Bucharest and the Wallachian plain.’
- ‘The dreaded 15th-century Wallachian ruler had a nasty predilection for punishing disobedient subjects by impaling them on huge spikes, then setting them in the ground.’
- ‘He was a Wallachian prince who also became known as Vlad Tepes or Vlad the Impaler.’
- ‘In Wallachian lore, a person who died unexpectedly was highly suspect of becoming a vampire.’
- ‘Integrated life during the long era of Ottoman domination has helped to shape Wallachian cookery in the Balkan mould.’
A native or inhabitant of the former European principality of Wallachia.‘the Wallachians were in open revolt’
- ‘All citizens of Macedonia from all ethnic backgrounds - Macedonians, Turks, Roma, Wallachians and Serbians - would within a few days stand behind a new civil constitution which would guarantee equal rights to all citizens of the republic.’
- ‘He was a Wallachian with a small hat.’
- ‘In trade and crafts, the Jews found themselves in competition with many other communities in the Balkans, including Greeks, Armenians, Bulgarians, Serbs, Wallachians and Turks.’
- ‘In the thirteenth century the Wallachians also created a first principality in what is now southern Rumania and strengthened Bulgaria by their cooperation.’
- ‘Some twenty years later the Wallachians were in open revolt and became independent of the Byzantine Empire.’
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