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The term Moors refers to the Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, North Africa, the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta during the Middle Ages, who initially were ...

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Moor definition, a tract of open, peaty, wasteland, often overgrown with heath, common in high latitudes and altitudes where drainage is poor; heath. See more.

Moor | Definition of Moor by Merriam-Webster


Define moor: a broad area of open land that is not good for farming — moor in a sentence.

moor - definition of moor in English | Oxford Dictionaries


A member of a NW African Muslim people of mixed Berber and Arab descent. In the 8th century they conquered the Iberian peninsula, but were finally driven out ...

The Moors: Moor Etymology, Moors Truth, Real Moors, Moor Origins ...


Etymology of Moor and History of Moors in Europe.

When Black Men Ruled the World: 8 Things The Moors Brought to ...


Oct 7, 2013 ... As early as the Middle Ages, “Moors were commonly viewed as being mostly black or very swarthy, and hence the word is often used for negro ...

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To moor is to tie up a ship, as in to moor the ocean liner to the docks. Or, if you're reading Victorian literature, a moor could be a mossy meet-up spot.

Moor - definition of moor by The Free Dictionary


A member of a traditionally Muslim people of mixed Berber and Arab ancestry, now living chiefly in northwest Africa. 2. One of the Muslims who invaded Spain in  ...

Moor | people | Britannica.com


Dec 15, 2015 ... Moor, in English usage, a Moroccan or, formerly, a member of the Muslim population of what is now Spain and Portugal. Of mixed Arab ...

moor - Wiktionary


Cognates include Welsh môr, Old Irish muir (from Proto-Celtic *mori, from Proto- Indo-European *móri); Dutch moer, German Moor and perhaps also Gothic ...