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Mo·ro

 (môr′ō)
n. pl. Moro or Mo·ros
1. A member of any of the predominantly Muslim Malay peoples of the southern Philippines.
2. Any of the Austronesian languages of the Moro.

[Spanish, Moor, Muslim, Moro, from Latin Maurus, Moor; see Moor.]

Moro

(ˈmɔːrəʊ)
npl -ros or -ro
1. (Peoples) a member of a group of predominantly Muslim peoples of the S Philippines: noted for their manufacture of weapons
2. (Languages) the language of these peoples, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
[C19: via Spanish from Latin Maurus Moor]

Moro

(Italian ˈmɔːro)
n
(Biography) Aldo (ˈaldo). 1916–78, Italian Christian Democrat statesman; prime minister of Italy (1963–68; 1974–76) and minister of foreign affairs (1965–66; 1969–72; 1973–74). He negotiated the entry of the Italian Communist Party into coalition government before being kidnapped by the Red Brigades in 1978 and murdered

Mo•ro

(ˈmɔr oʊ, ˈmoʊr oʊ)

n., pl. -ros.
a member of any of a number of Muslim peoples of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago in the Philippines.
[< Sp < Latin Maurus Moor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moro - a member of the predominantly Muslim people in the southern PhilippinesMoro - a member of the predominantly Muslim people in the southern Philippines
Mindanao - the second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago; mountainous and volcanic
Filipino - a native or inhabitant of the Philippines
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Un plat irresistible qu'El Moro a pu fideliser depuis les annees 70.
At birth an infant has very few resources to understand any sensory information and the Moro startle reflex allows the infant to instantly respond to threat.
The 200 armed Moro rebels stormed into five coastal villages and seized scores of residents to use as human shields as hundreds of elite army troops and police, backed by tanks, helicopters and navy gunboats, surrounded them.
Archaeologist Luis Jaime Castillo, director of San Jose De Moro archaeological site, documents the tomb of a priestess from the Moche culture recently excavated and found at San Jose de Moro in Trujillo, on August 2.
Perolino concentra la sua analisi sugli scritti arbasiniani relativi al caso Moro, istituendo un interessante confronto con L'affaire Moro di Leonardo Sciascia.