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1. A river rising in the eastern Czech Republic and flowing about 365 km (225 mi) generally southward to the Danube River near Bratislava, Slovakia.
2. A river of eastern Serbia rising in two forks and flowing about 209 km (130 mi) north-northwest to the Danube River east of Belgrade.
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1. (Placename) a river in central Europe, rising in the Sudeten Mountains, in the Czech Republic, and flowing south through Slovakia to the Danube: forms part of the border between the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Austria. Length: 370 km (230 miles). German name: March
2. (Placename) a river in E Serbia, formed by the confluence of the Southern Morava and the Western Morava near Stalac: flows north to the Danube. Length: 209 km (130 miles)
3. (Placename) the Czech name for Moravia1
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Mo•ra•va(ˈmɔr ə və; Czech. ˈmɔ rɑ vɑ)
1. a river in central Europe, flowing S from the NE Czech Republic, along part of the border between the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and Slovakia and Austria, into the Danube. 240 mi. (385 km) long.
2. a river in E Yugoslavia, flowing N to the Danube. 134 mi. (216 km) long.
3. Czech name of Moravia.
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