Definition of Dacia in English:

Dacia

Syllabification: Da·ci·a
Pronunciation: /ˈdāSH(ē)ə
 
/
  • An ancient country in southeastern Europe in what is now northwestern Romania. It was annexed by Trajan in ad 106 as a province of the Roman Empire.

Derivatives

Dacian

Pronunciation: /ˈdāSH(ē)ən/
adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • From about 200 B.C., when it was settled by the Dacians, a Thracian tribe, Romania has been in the path of a series of migrations and conquests.
  • The Dacians remained a major problem, and it is likely that the Emperor Trajan required reinforcements from Britain to assist in his campaigns in Dacia in 101-2 and 105-6.
  • The territory that comprises Romania today was inhabited by the Dacians and Getae as early as the sixth century BC.

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