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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 in English | Oxford Dictionaries


a tract of open uncultivated upland, typically covered wi... Meaning, pronunciation , example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.

Moor - Online Etymology Dictionary


"to fasten (a vessel) by a cable," late 15c., probably related to Old English mærels "mooring rope," via unrecorded *mærian "to moor," or possibly borrowed from ...

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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 ...

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 ...

moor Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary


moor definition, meaning, what is moor: an open area of hills covered with rough grass, especially in Britain: . Learn more.

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"Moor" is a term used in Medieval Europe. A moor is a Muslim from Africa. Most moors were from northern Africa (Morroco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya & Egypt) and ...

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 ...

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moor. 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.

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Moor | Definition of Moor by Merriam-Webster


1 chiefly British : an expanse of open rolling infertile land. 2 : a boggy area; especially : one that is peaty and dominated by grasses and sedges. See moor ...

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


Etymology of Moor and History of Moors in Europe.

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  ...