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Rumelian

adjective Ru·me·lian \(ˈ)rü¦mēlēən, -lyən\
variants: or

Roumelian

\(ˈ)rü¦mēlēən, -lyən\

Definition of Rumelian

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Rumelia, former European division of the Turkish Empire

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of Rumelia

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Origin and Etymology of rumelian

Rumelia, former division of the Turkish empire that included Albania, Macedonia, and Thrace + English -an


First Known Use: 1756


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Rumelian

noun Ru·me·lian \"\
variants: or

Roumelian

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Definition of Rumelian

plural

-s

  1. :  a native or inhabitant of Rumelia

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Origin and Etymology of rumelian

Rumelia + -an (noun suffix)


First Known Use: 1767


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