Definition of Moorish. Meaning of Moorish. Synonyms of Moorish

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Definition of Moorish

Moorish
Moorish Moor"ish, a. [From 2d Moor.] Having the characteristics of a moor or heath. ``Moorish fens.' --Thomson.
Moorish
Moorish Moor"ish, a. [See 1st Moor, and cf. Morris, Moresque.] Of or pertaining to Morocco or the Moors; in the style of the Moors. Moorish architecture, the style developed by the Moors in the later Middle Ages, esp. in Spain, in which the arch had the form of a horseshoe, and the ornamentation admitted no representation of animal life. It has many points of resemblance to the Arabian and Persian styles, but should be distinguished from them. See Illust. under Moresque.

Meaning of Moorish from wikipedia

- "infidels". Apart from these historic ****ociations and context, Moor and Moorish designate a specific ethnic group speaking H****aniya Arabic. They inhabit...
- The Moorish Science Temple of America is an American national and religious organization founded by Noble Drew Ali. He based it on the premise that African...
- Lisa Moorish (born 16 January 1972) is an English singer-songwriter. She had a solo career beginning in 1989, and was the lead singer of the indie band...
- Moorish Revival or Neo-Moorish is one of the exotic revival architectural styles that were adopted by architects of Europe and the Americas in the wake...
- Generalife in Granada reflect the culture and art of the last centuries of Moorish rule of Al-Andalus. The complex was completed towards the end of the Muslim...
- The Moorish idol (Zanclus cornutus), is a marine fish species, the sole extant representative of the family Zanclidae (from the Gr**** ζαγκίος, zagkios...
- Moorish architecture is the articulated Islamic architecture of North Africa and parts of Spain and Portugal (Al Andalus), where the Moors were dominant...
- The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant...
- Persia where the horseshoe arch had been in use by the Byzantines. In Moorish architecture, the curvature of the horseshoe arch is much more accentuated...
- described himself as rex gentium Maurorum et Romanorum (king of the Roman and Moorish peoples). Altava was later the capital of another ruler, Garmul or Garmules...
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