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Chamorro

[ chuh-mawr-oh; Spanish chah-mawr-raw ]
/ tʃəˈmɔr oʊ; Spanish tʃɑˈmɔr rɔ /
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noun, plural Cha·mor·ros [chuh-mawr-ohz; Spanish chah-mawr-raws], /tʃəˈmɔr oʊz; Spanish tʃɑˈmɔr rɔs/, (especially collectively) Cha·mor·ro for 1.

a people inhabiting the Mariana Islands.
the Austronesian language of the Chamorro.

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Example sentences from the Web for Chamorro

  • 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
  • It also obtained among the Chamorro of the Ladrones, who termed it tshomiko.

  • Their language is Chamorro, much resembling the Visayan dialect.

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