Moravia

biographical name
Mo·​ra·​via | \ mō-ˈrä-vē-ə How to pronounce Moravia (audio) \

Definition of Moravia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Alberto 1907–1990 pseudonym of Alberto Pincherle Italian writer

Moravia

geographical name
Mo·​ra·​via | \ mə-ˈrā-vē-ə How to pronounce Moravia (audio) \
variants: or Morava \ ˈmȯr-​ä-​vä How to pronounce Morava (audio) \

Definition of Moravia (Entry 2 of 2)

region of the eastern part of the Czech Republic south of Silesia traversed by the Morava River; though once an independent kingdom, it was later under shifting jurisdictions; chief city Brno

see also moravian sense 1

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