Romanian

noun
Ro·ma·nian | \ru̇-ˈmā-nē-ən, rō-, -nyən\
variants: or less commonly or Roumanian \ru̇-ˈmā-nē-ən \

Definition of Romanian 

1 : a native or inhabitant of Romania

2 : the Romance language of the Romanians

Other Words from Romanian

Romanian or less commonly Rumanian or Roumanian adjective

First Known Use of Romanian

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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