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/ˈmɒrəʊ; Spanish ˈmorro/
noun (pl) -ros (-rəʊz; Spanish) (-ros)
a rounded hill or promontory
Word Origin
from Spanish
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  • A signal post is planted on the morro Castle overlooking the sea.

  • I rather think morro is the oldest form; it is easier to say morro than manro.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • He found that the hours had flown by, and that the time for the trip to morro had come.

    A Prisoner of Morro

    Upton Sinclair
  • He was a prisoner in morro, famous or infamous, for its deeds of horror.

    A Prisoner of Morro

    Upton Sinclair
  • You may stay in here in this grave for the Yankees to find if they capture morro as they say they will.

    A Prisoner of Morro

    Upton Sinclair
  • It was possible, also, that morro might succeed in provoking an attack.

    A Prisoner of Morro

    Upton Sinclair
  • At any rate, they were recaptured; and the horrors of morro were before them again.

    A Prisoner of Morro

    Upton Sinclair
  • The trees are hard to climb, but a morro seems to climb them very easily.

    A Soldier in the Philippines Needom N. Freeman

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