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Moro

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[ mawr-oh, mohr-oh ]
/ ˈmɔr oʊ, ˈmoʊr oʊ /
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noun, plural Mo·ros, (especially collectively) Mo·ro.
a member of any of the various tribes of Muslim Malays in the southern Philippines.
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Origin of Moro

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<Spanish <Latin MaurusMoor

Other definitions for Moro (2 of 2)

Moro2
[ mawr-oh, mor-oh; Italian maw-raw ]
/ ˈmɔr oʊ, ˈmɒr oʊ; Italian ˈmɔ rɔ /

noun
Al·do [al-doh; Italian ahl-daw], /ˈæl doʊ; Italian ˈɑl dɔ/, 1916–78, Italian lawyer, author, and statesman: prime minister 1963–68, 1974–76.
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British Dictionary definitions for Moro (1 of 2)

Moro1
/ (ˈmɔːrəʊ) /

noun
plural -ros or -ro a member of a group of predominantly Muslim peoples of the S Philippines: noted for their manufacture of weapons
the language of these peoples, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family

Word Origin for Moro

C19: via Spanish from Latin Maurus Moor

British Dictionary definitions for Moro (2 of 2)

Moro2
/ (Italian ˈmɔːro) /

noun
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
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