Moravia. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/Moravia
A region of the central and eastern Czech Republic. Settled by a Slavic people at the end of the sixth century AD, it became an independent kingdom in 870, fell to the Magyars in 906 and later to the Bohemians, came under the rule of the Austrian Habsburgs in 1526, and was incorporated into Czechoslovakia in 1918.
Moravia was subdued and its government entrusted to Rudolph's representatives, while Wenceslaus was again betrothed to one of his daughters.
King Matthias conquered a large part of Moravia, and was crowned in the capital of that country, Brno(Briinn), as king of Bohemia on the 3rd of May 1469.
On the death of this general Descartes quitted the imperial service, and in July 1621 began a peaceful tour through Moravia, the borders of Poland, Pomerania, Brandenburg, Holstein and Friesland, from which he reappeared in February 1622 in Belgium, and betook himself directly to his father's home at Rennes in Brittany.
(1) Ma.hrisch-Ostrau (Moravian Ostrau), a town in Moravia, 95 m.
In 374 the Quadi, a German tribe in what is now Moravia and Hungary, resenting the erection of Roman forts to the north of the Danube in what they considered to be their own territory, and further exasperated by the treacherous murder of their king, Gabinius, crossed the river and laid waste the province of Pannonia.