a region in Moldavia (Moldova), on the W shore of the Black Sea: formerly in Romania.
Historical Examples

The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various
Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. Xavier Hommaire de Hell
The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. Xavier Hommaire de Hell
The Ethnology of Europe Robert Gordon Latham
Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium Jessie H. Bancroft
Yiddish Tales Various
The Sixth Sense Stephen McKenna
The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII) various

a region in E Europe, mostly in Moldova and Ukraine: long disputed by the Turks and Russians; a province of Romania from 1918 until 1940. Area: about 44 300 sq km (17 100 sq miles)


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