- a people inhabiting the Mariana Islands.
- the Austronesian language of the Chamorro.
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Their language is Chamorro, much resembling the Visayan dialect.The Philippine Islands
It also obtained among the Chamorro of the Ladrones, who termed it tshomiko.
Chamorro proclaimed himself duly elected, and was installed in office at Granada, the chief city of the Servile faction.By-Ways of War
James Jeffrey Roche
indigenous people of Guam and the Marianas Islands, from Spanish Chamorro, literally "shorn, shaven, bald." Supposedly because the men shaved their heads, but the name also has been connected to native Chamoru, said to mean "noble," so perhaps Chamorro is a Spanish folk etymology.