[ maw-rey-vee-uhn, moh- ]
/ mɔˈreɪ vi ən, moʊ- /
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pertaining to Moravia or its inhabitants.
of or relating to the religious denomination of Moravians.
a native or inhabitant of Moravia.
Also called Herrnhuter. a member of a Christian denomination descended from the Bohemian Brethren and holding that the Scriptures are the only rule of faith and practice.
a dialect of Czech spoken in Moravia.
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OTHER WORDS FROM MoravianMo·ra·vi·an·ism, noun
Words nearby Moravian
moratorium, moratory, Moratuwa, Morava, Moravia, Moravian, Moravian Brethren, Moravian Church, Moravian Gate, Moraxella, moray
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How to use Moravian in a sentence
Moravian settlers in NC were the first Americans to officially celebrate the 4th of July.The First Americans to Observe the 4th Were Moravian Pacifists|Linda C. Brinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That, plus the Moravian fondness for documenting everything, gives Salem its claim to the first-ever Fourth of July celebration.The First Americans to Observe the 4th Were Moravian Pacifists|Linda C. Brinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Molther, the Moravian minister, shortly after the Methodists had separated from the Moravians, was seized with a passing illness.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
I've seen the certificate—quite regular—signed by the Moravian missionary.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
But it appears, the Moravian Foray entered for a great deal into the account, and was the final overwhelming item.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
For the common cause he accomplished nearly nothing by this Moravian Expedition.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
For good or for evil, England was growing democratic; and, therefore, the Moravian Church should have been democratic too.History of the Moravian Church|J. E. Hutton
British Dictionary definitions for Moravian
/ (məˈreɪvɪən, mɒ-) /
of or relating to Moravia, its people, or their dialect of Czech
of or relating to the Moravian Church
the Moravian dialect
a native or inhabitant of Moravia
a member of the Moravian Church
Derived forms of MoravianMoravianism, noun
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