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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.]
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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]
(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
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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]
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|Noun||1.||Moro - 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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