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[maw-rahy-uh, moh-]
  1. a mountainous region in S Palestine, where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac. Gen. 22:3.
  2. 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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Historical Examples of moria

  • 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.

  • Moria pur quando vuol non bisogna mutar ni faccia ni voci per esser un Angelo.

moria in Medicine


  1. Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.
  2. A mental state characterized by frivolity, joviality, and the inability to be serious.
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