from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river rising in eastern Czech Republic and flowing about 386 km (240 mi) generally southward to the Danube River near Bratislava, Slovakia.
- 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. a river in Central Europe, through Moravia, a tributary of the Danube
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Continuing our way down the rich valley of the Morava, which is here several miles wide, and might contain ten times the present population, we arrived at Csatsak, which proved to be as symmetrically laid out as Poshega.
Secondly, today, after the mass in Brno, he said he wants people in Morava (the Eastern, Catholic part of Czech republic) to continue with their traditional catholic culture and devotion (it holds its position very strongly there, making cardinal Vlk unhappy - no communion in the hand there, for example).
Korca is situated at the foot of the Morava mountains, on the slopes of St. Thana hill, it was an Illyrian settlement in an - cient times.
In my research I met a delightful woman, Helene Baine Cincebeaux, who is the editor of Morava Krasna, a Moravian heritage newsletter, and Slovakia, a Slovak heritage newsletter.
Prague, it seems via the valley of the Morava and the "Gate of Bohemia" at Nachod, through Breslau and Stettin, both, by the way, former
Even Marcus Aurelius, who wrote about most things under the sun, has little to say of the country north of his stronghold at the confluence of the Danube and Morava.
Porets, have shown themselves worthy of their brothers of Shumadia and the Danube, of Poutrin and Morava, of Timok and Usjitsa.
Though they were Serbs they had forgotten how to sing; it was some time later that the words, now famous, of "Tamo daleko" burst from the inspired lips of a simple soldier and were taken up by his companions: "There, far away, far away by the Morava, there is my village, there is my love ...."
The earliest Serbian settlement in Baranja appears to have consisted of natives of the Morava valley who came in 1508 to a district near
The valleys of the Vardar and the Morava offered the Serbs tempting means of access to the Byzantine Empire.
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