- a mountainous region in S Palestine, where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac. Gen. 22:3.
- Also Douay Bible, Mo·ri·a. a site usually identified with Zion, where Solomon built the Temple. II Chron. 3:1.
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The celebrated Moria Encomium, of which an English version appeared in 1549.Shakespeare Jest-Books;
As to form, the Colloquies are less confessedly satirical than the Moria.
Farewell, most eloquent More, and be diligent in defending your moria.
Erasmus did not exaggerate the immense and immediate popularity of the Moria.Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam
Moria pur quando vuol non bisogna mutar ni faccia ni voci per esser un Angelo.
- Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.
- A mental state characterized by frivolity, joviality, and the inability to be serious.
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