Bessarabia

geographical name
Bes·​sa·​ra·​bia | \ ˌbe-sə-ˈrā-bē-ə How to pronounce Bessarabia (audio) \

Definition of Bessarabia

region of southeastern Europe between the Dniester and Prut rivers extending from the Black Sea north to Poland; now mostly in Moldova

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Bessarabian \ ˌbe-​sə-​ˈrā-​bē-​ən How to pronounce Bessarabia (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Bessarabia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bessarabia. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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