Moravian


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Mo·ra·vi·an

 (mə-rā′vē-ən)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Moravia.
2. A group of Czech dialects spoken in Moravia.
3. A member of a Protestant denomination founded in Saxony in 1722 by Hussite emigrants from Moravia.
adj.
1. Of or relating to Moravia or its people, dialects, or culture.
2. Of or relating to the Moravian denomination.

Moravian

(məˈreɪvɪən; mɒ-)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Moravia, its people, or their dialect of Czech
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Moravia, its people, or their dialect of Czech
3. (Languages) of or relating to Moravia, its people, or their dialect of Czech
4. (Protestantism) of or relating to the Moravian Church
n
5. (Languages) the Moravian dialect
6. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Moravia
7. (Protestantism) a member of the Moravian Church
Moˈravianism n

Mo•ra•vi•an

(mɔˈreɪ vi ən, moʊ-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Moravia or its inhabitants.
2. of or pertaining to the religious denomination of Moravians.
n.
3. a native or inhabitant of Moravia.
4. a member of a Christian denomination descended from the Bohemian Brethren.
[1545–55]
Mo•ra′vi•an•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Moravian - of or relating to the people or culture of Moravia
Translations
herrnhutilainenmääriläinen
Moravien
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On the 5th of March, 1867, the Moravian, of the Montreal Ocean Company, finding herself during the night in 27@ 30' lat.
The bearings of the place were taken exactly, and the Moravian continued its route without apparent damage.
He's a 'piscopalian mostly - but he jest let 'em hev it both sides o' the bow, 'sif he was a Baptist, an' sez he warn't goin' to give up Penn to any blame Moravian connection in Pennsylvania or anywheres else.
If we were in Vienna it would be easy, but here, in this wretched Moravian hole, it is more difficult, and I beg you all to help me.
His fear lest Miss Brooke should have run away to join the Moravian Brethren, or some preposterous sect unknown to good society, was a little allayed by the knowledge that Mrs.
The rapture of the Moravian and Quietist; the opening of the internal sense of the Word, in the language of the New Jerusalem Church; the revival of the Calvinistic churches; the experiences of the Methodists, are varying forms of that shudder of awe and delight with which the individual soul always mingles with the universal soul.
Let the lad go with you in welcome; he is used to keeping company with ministers, and talking of such matters; so is old John, who was christianized by the Moravians abouts the time of the old war.
But I have never shut my ears to the words of the good book, and many is the long winter evening that I have passed in the wigwams of the Delawares, listening to the good Moravians, as they dealt forth the history and doctrines of the elder times, to the people of the Lenape
I have come across Moravians and Lollards in Bohemia and Hungary," said Genestas.
The Moravian Music Foundation [MMF] has custodial responsibility for more than 10,000 musical documents belonging to the Moravian Church in America.
From the eighteenth century on, the Moravian Church has had a pervasive presence on Labrador's north coast.
This essay will explore the nature and extent of the debt that the Camphill Movement owes to the Moravian Church by focusing on the lives of its two principal architects--Karl Koenig and his wife, Mathilde (Tilla) Koenig.