Moravian

noun

Mo·​ra·​vi·​an mə-ˈrā-vē-ən How to pronounce Moravian (audio)
1
a
: a native or inhabitant of Moravia
b
: the group of Czech dialects spoken in Moravia
2
: a member of a Protestant denomination arising from a 15th century religious reform movement in Bohemia and Moravia
Moravian adjective

Examples of Moravian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The camp is affiliated with the Moravian Church of America. Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel, 25 Apr. 2024 Jade Stewart scored twice for Notre Dame. Moravian 23, Goucher 4: The host Greyhounds (6-4, 3-0 Landmark) took a 5-0 lead and never trailed the Gophers on Wednesday. Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 6 Apr. 2024 The Moravian Library holds a vast collection of Kundera’s works. Lori Hinnant and Elaine Ganley, USA TODAY, 12 July 2023 Doris Schattschneider, a retired mathematician affiliated with Moravian University with expertise in tessellations, had been skeptical about the likelihood of a true einstein ever being discovered. Manon Bischoff, Scientific American, 22 June 2023 Salisbury will take on No. 5 seed Berry, an 8-1 winner over Moravian, on Sunday at 1 p.m. on the final day of bracket play in the double-elimination tournament before the finals begin Tuesday. Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 3 June 2023 The four teams in the opposite bracket are No. 1 Salisbury (Md.), No. 4 Christian Newport (Va.), No. 5 Berry (Ga.) and No. 8 Moravian (Pa.). Ndaschel, oregonlive, 1 June 2023 Why churches in particular are participating Trinity Moravian Church is far from the first institution to initiate widespread medical debt relief. Aj Willingham, CNN, 26 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1555, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of Moravian was in 1555

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“Moravian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Moravian. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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