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Cetatea Albă

CETATEA ALBĂ The easternmost judeţ  (county) in inter-war Romania, bounded by the Dniester to the north and the Black Sea to the east. It had earlier belonged to the Ottoman district of Bujak and the Russian province of Bessarabia, and … Continue reading

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Bessarabia

BESSARABIA     BASARABIA (Romanian);  BESSARABIIA (Russian). Region between the Rivers Pruth and Dniester, extending north- and northwestwards from the northern arm of the Danube delta to the district around Khotyn in the northwest; A province in Tsarist Russia, 1812-1917; A part … Continue reading

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