from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region of central and eastern Czech Republic. Settled by a Slavic people at the end of the sixth century A.D., it became an independent kingdom in 870 but fell to the Magyars in 906 and later to the Bohemians. In 1526 Moravia came under the rule of the Austrian Hapsburgs. It was incorporated into Czechoslovakia in 1918.
- Moravia, Alberto Pen name of Alberto Pincherle. 1907-1990. Italian writer best known for his novels, such as Time of Desecration (1978), which explore the alienation and ennui of the middle class.
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- proper n. A historical region in the east of the Czech Republic.
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- n. 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
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He was born in Moravia, which was then part of Austro-Hungary.
This, however, also aroused the hostility of the Frankish clergy who had arrived in Moravia earlier and considered the territory as part of their own ecclesial jurisdiction .
Hungarians, and the name Moravia for a long time disappears from history.
Quassitz in Moravia they stole two carriage-horses belonging to a lady, merely because a "gentlemanly" officer wanted them.
Visitors come to tour medieval chateaux, to taste wine in southern Moravia or beer in Bohemia.
Gordon Welters for The New York Times Czech Republic, at the southern edge of the 8,600-square-mile region known as Moravia.
In the easternmost part of the Czech Republic, at the southern edge of the 8,600-square-mile region known as Moravia.
The keen ecologist and environment campaigner visited the small village of Hostětín in the south-eastern Moravia, which is the home of a series of model eco projects.
Telc, Moravia, which is also called the "Moravian Venice"; posts a Czech
'Moravia's name appears on no departmental books, ledgers, files or microfiches.