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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.]


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]


(Italian ˈmɔːro)
(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


(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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Duke Lodovico was Lodovico Moro, a son of Francesco Sforza, who married Beatrice d'Este.
Sunny Leoncito, chief of the Matalam Municipal Police Station, said both the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) had suffered two deaths each in sporadic skirmishes in Barangay Marbel here.
President Duterte must have noted some similarity between this and Manila's relationship with the Moro people.
During the first three years, annual production at Cerro Moro is expected to be 150,000 ounces (oz) of gold and 7.
The peace initiative aims to put a negotiated closure to the now 50-year southern Moro rebellion, partly blamed on dispossession of indigenous communities of ancestral lands.
Chief Superintendent Billy Beltran, director for Police Regional Office 9 (PRO), said crime rate in Zamboanga Peninsula region has significantly went down in recent years following strong collaborations with the leaderships of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)
Moro, like Satta and others in the FUCI, thought that the nation had entered into a period of crisis after the armistice of 8 September 1943, a time of dissolution and disintegration in the civic and communal structures of the country.
In addition, the partnership will see joint efforts for creating solutions through MORO and accelerating digital solutions in public and private sectors in the UAE and the region.
Las poblaciones de estudio estuvieron conformada por 50 y 108 huertos frutales con lucuma, ubicados respectivamente en las zonas de El Moro y Yautan (Figura 1).
According to MILF Joint Normalisation Committee (JNC) head secretariat Toks Ebrahim, the formation of the first JPST was concrete proof of the gains of the peace negotiations between the government and the Moro rebels.
202 km transmission line will be constructed from Jamshoro to Moro under Lot -I, whereas 232 km long transmission from Dadu - Moro to Goth Qazi Mahar under Lot-II and 166 km transmission line will be constructed from Goth Qazi Mahar to Rahim Yar Khan under Lot -III.
While speaking to M AIL T ODAY , Moro, who will be one of the speakers at this year's Jaipur Literature Festival where he is looking forward to helping readers know the ' Gandhi bahu' as they have never known before, said, " Banning books is an exercise that Indian politicians are very good at and love to do.