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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.
(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
(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-)
1. Alberto (Alberto Pincherle), 1907–90, Italian writer.
2. Czech, Morava. a region in the E Czech Republic: former province of Austria.