Moravia[mō rā′vē ə; It mō̂ rä′vyä]
Moravia definition by Webster's New World
Moravia, Alberto (born Alberto Pincherle) 1907-90; It. writer
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historical region in E Czech Republic (formerly in Czechoslovakia)
Moravia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A region of central and eastern Czech Republic. Settled by a Slavic people at the end of the sixth century A.D., it became an independent kingdom in 870 but fell to the Magyars in 906 and later to the Bohemians. In 1526 Moravia came under the rule of the Austrian Hapsburgs. It was incorporated into Czechoslovakia in 1918.
, Alberto Pen name of Alberto Pincherle. 1907-1990.
Italian writer best known for his novels, such as Time of Desecration (1978), which explore the alienation and ennui of the middle class.