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[Czech, Serbo-Croatian. maw-rah-vah]
  1. German March. a river in central Europe, flowing S from NE Czech Republic, along part of the border between the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and Slovakia and Austria, into the Danube W of Bratislava. 240 miles (385 km) long.
  2. a river in E Serbia, flowing N to the Danube. 134 miles (216 km) long.
  3. Czech name of Moravia.
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Historical Examples of morava

  • These, who had spread into the basin of the Morava, became the Thraco-Phrygian group.

    The Bronze Age and the Celtic World

    Harold Peake

  • Chachak, on the Morava, stands on flat land down by the river.

  • It has been a strong place, on the point of a hill, at the foot of which the Nissave forms a junction with the Morava.

  • They were to cross the Morava river, three-quarters of a mile down the line from Bagrdan, by pontoons, and go to the rescue.

  • Small murmuring brooks dance in merry leaps down to the Morava, and the Morava itself flows to the Danube.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

British Dictionary definitions for morava


  1. a river in central Europe, rising in the Sudeten Mountains, in the Czech Republic, and flowing south through Slovakia to the Danube: forms part of the border between the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Austria. Length: 370 km (230 miles)German name: March
  2. a river in E Serbia, formed by the confluence of the Southern Morava and the Western Morava near Stalac: flows north to the Danube. Length: 209 km (130 miles)
  3. (ˈmɔrava) the Czech name for Moravia
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