1. Kod raznih naroda pripadnik tuđeg naroda; Germani su tako zvali Kelte, a kasnije i Romane;
2. Sloveni sličnu reč upotrebljavaju za Italijane;
3. Turci nazivaju Vlasima sve hrišćane (a kod Hrvata katka naziv za Srbe);
4. Pripadnik jednog ogranka Rumuna (kod nas)
A native or inhabitant of Romania.
Person of Romanian culture from Romania, Yugoslavia, Moldova, and the surrounding area. There are 20–25 million speakers of the Romanian language.
Historically the Romanians were known as Vlachs (German: “foreigner”). The religion of the Romanians is predominantly Romanian Orthodox, though there is a Greek Orthodox minority.
Vlach or Southern Balkan Aroumanian; Member of a South Slavonic people in the Balkans, mainly in Macedonia. Some 200,000 (1995 est) live in Greece, though not recognized as an ethnic minority.
There were Vlah principalities in the 10th, 12th, and 13th centuries, and the second Bulgarian kingdom (1185–1260) was officially the Kingdom of Vlahs and Bulgarians.