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  1. an ancient country in S Europe, S of the Danube and N of ancient Thrace and Macedonia: later a Roman province.
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Examples from the Web for moesia

Historical Examples

  • The governor of Moesia must likewise excuse them if they compliment him at a less expense.

    Letters of Pliny


  • They waited long in Moesia before they found out the important step which they had made.

    The Roman and the Teuton

    Charles Kingsley

  • The Visigoths obtained permission to cross the Danube and settle in Moesia.

  • At the same time, living in Moesia, he is restricted in his outlook to Danubian affairs.

  • These were afterwards called Moesogoths, from the name of the district in which they settled—Moesia.

    Stories of Great Men

    Faye Huntington