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Moravian Syllabification: Mo·ra·vi·an
Pronunciation: /məˈrāvēən/

Definition of Moravian in English:


1A native of Moravia.
Example sentences
  • There is no question, though, that central Europeans such as the Swiss and Moravians did reinforce the log-building tradition, and made new contributions as well.
  • Formed into a common state after World War I, the Czechs, Moravians, and Slovaks remained united for almost 75 years.
  • She was Moravian, and was brought up in a convent in Moravia
1.1A member of a Protestant Church founded in Saxony by emigrants from Moravia holding views derived from the Hussites and accepting the Bible as the only source of faith.


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1Of or relating to Moravia or its people.
Example sentences
  • William, along with a field of approximately 150 international runners, covered 133.4 miles through the streets of Brno, the Moravian capital, 120 miles east of Prague.
  • This beer is so delicious and full-bodied due in part to the use of under-modified Moravian grains, a decoction mash and the soft waters of the town.
  • Elsinger was expelled from his family farm in the Moravian town of Mikulov, just a few miles from the Austrian border.
1.1Of or relating to the Moravian Church.
Example sentences
  • I sense that the Quakers and the Moravians have a pretty good idea of how to collectively pick up the cross and follow Christ amidst the multitude of perspectives and agendas that make up church politics.
  • Shortly after getting back from that trip to Saxony, John and Charles Wesley broke with the Moravians for some fairly complex theological reasons.
  • Other Protestant groups include Methodists, Moravians, Baptists, and Seventh-Day Adventists.

Words that rhyme with Moravian

avian, Batavian, Flavian, Moldavian, Octavian, Scandinavian, Shavian
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