Moldova
geographical name country in E Moldavia region; formerly (as Moldavian Republic or Moldavia) a constituent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; capital Chişinău area 13,012 square miles (33,701 square kilometers), population 4,362,000 • Moldovan noun or adjective

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