Definition of Vlach in English:

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Vlach

Pronunciation: /vlak/

noun

A member of the indigenous population of Romania and Moldova, claiming descent from the inhabitants of the Roman province of Dacia.
Example sentences
  • Here, living side by side, are Turks, Greeks, Gypsies, Albanians, Jews, Vlachs, Serbs, as well as the Macedonians who form the greater part of the population.
  • Turks, Slavs, Albanians, Greeks, Vlachs, Jews, and Roma often lived together in multiethnic communities.
  • The majority of the country's population of 3,360,000 consists of Albanians in addition to assorted minorities: Greeks, Bulgarians, Gypsies, Macedonians, Serbs, Jews, and Vlachs.

Origin

From a Slavic word meaning 'foreigner', from a Germanic word related to Old English Wælisc (see Welsh). Compare with Wallachia.

Words that rhyme with Vlach

arc, ark, Bach, bark, barque, Braque, Clark, clerk, dark, embark, hark, impark, Iraq, Ladakh, Lamarck, lark, macaque, marc, mark, marque, narc, nark, Newark, park, quark, sark, shark, snark, spark, stark

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