noun plural -ros (-rəʊz, Spanish -ros)

a rounded hill or promontory

Word Origin for morro

from Spanish
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Examples from the Web for morro

Contemporary Examples of morro

Historical Examples of morro

  • 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.


    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