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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Moravia.
  • n. A group of Czech dialects spoken in Moravia.
  • n. A member of a Protestant denomination founded in Saxony in 1722 by Hussite emigrants from Moravia.
  • adj. Of or relating to Moravia or its people, dialects, or culture.
  • adj. Of or relating to the Moravian denomination.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, Moravia or its people or culture.
  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, the Moravian Church or its members.
  • n. A person from Moravia.
  • n. A member of the Moravian Church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Moravia, or to the United Brethren. See Moravian, n.
  • n. One of a religious sect called the United Brethren (an offshoot of the Hussites in Bohemia), which formed a separate church of Moravia, a northern district of Austria, about the middle of the 15th century. After being nearly extirpated by persecution, the society, under the name of The Renewed Church of the United Brethren, was reëstablished in 1722-35 on the estates of Count Zinzendorf in Saxony. Called also Herrnhuter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Moravia or the Moravians.
  • Pertaining to the religious denomination of the Moravians.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Moravia, a crownland of the Cisleithan division of Austria-Hungary, lying southeast of Bohemia. The Moravians are Slavs in race and language, closely allied to the Czechs.
  • n. A member of the Christian denomination entitled the Unitas Fratrum or United Brethren, which traces its origin to John Huss.
  • n. Of or pertaining to Moray; an inhabitant of Moray.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the people or culture of Moravia

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