of or relating to the Moors, a Muslim people of NW Africa.
in the style of the Moors, as architecture or decoration.
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How to use Moorish in a sentence
The striking facade has elements taken from Gothic, Moorish and Spanish Colonial architecture.Co-op apartment at 2101 Connecticut for sale for $2 million | Kathy Orton | August 5, 2022 | Washington Post
It is a fascinating city with an incredible history from the Romans to and Moorish influence.
The glistening crystal was traded ounce for ounce for gold among Moorish merchants in Sub-Saharan Africa as early as the sixth century.
The castle finally fell in 1484 after a 15-day siege and more than 700 years of Moorish rule.The Spanish Fraggle Rock: Setenil de las Bodegas Is an Andalucian Town Built Under a Rock | Nina Strochlic | January 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The whitewashed facade tinged with deep Moorish blues gives it its unique and inviting allure.
Upon a little Moorish table beside a deep, low settee lay a complete opium-smoking outfit.Dope | Sax Rohmer
She clasped both hands to her breast, and the light shone upon the rubies set in the old Moorish bracelets that she was wearing.A Butterfly on the Wheel | Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Christophe followed the young officer to the grand staircase, not without a glance of ecstasy at the semi-Moorish tower.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
The Mediterranean Sea in those days was infested by pirates sailing from the Moorish ports.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various
In a short time nearly two hundred American sailors were working as slaves in the Moorish states.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various
British Dictionary definitions for Moorish
of or relating to the Moors
denoting the style of architecture used in Spain from the 13th to 16th century, characterized by the horseshoe arch
- Also: Morisco, Moresco
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