Moravia


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Mo·ra·vi·a

 (mə-rā′vē-ə, mō-)
A region of the central and eastern Czech Republic. Settled by a Slavic people at the end of the sixth century ad, it became an independent kingdom in 870, fell to the Magyars in 906 and later to the Bohemians, came under the rule of the Austrian Habsburgs in 1526, and was incorporated into Czechoslovakia in 1918.

Moravia

(məˈreɪvɪə; mɒ-)
n
(Placename) a region of the Czech Republic around the Morava River, bounded by the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, the Sudeten Mountains, and the W Carpathians: became a separate Austrian crownland in 1848; part of Czechoslovakia 1918–92; valuable mineral resources. Czech name: Morava German name: Mähren

Moravia

(Italian moˈraːvja)
n
(Biography) Alberto (alˈbɛrto), pen name of Alberto Pincherle. 1907–90, Italian novelist and short-story writer: his works include The Time of Indifference (1929), The Woman of Rome (1949), The Lie (1966), and Erotic Tales (1985)

Mo•ra•vi•a

(mɔˈreɪ vi ə, -ˈrɑ-, moʊ-)

n.
1. Alberto (Alberto Pincherle), 1907–90, Italian writer.
2. Czech, Morava. a region in the E Czech Republic: former province of Austria.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moravia - a region in the central and eastern part of the Czech RepublicMoravia - a region in the central and eastern part of the Czech Republic; it lies to the east of Bohemia and to the west of the Carpathians
Czech Republic - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from Slovakia in 1993
Translations

Moravia

[məˈreɪvɪə] NMoravia f

Moravia

nMähren nt
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