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Definition of Moors

Moor
Moor Moor, n. [F. More, Maure, L. Maurus a Moor, a Mauritanian, an inhabitant of Mauritania, Gr. ?; cf. ? black, dark. Cf. Morris a dance, Morocco.] 1. One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns. 2. (Hist.) Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion. ``In Spanish history the terms Moors, Saracens, and Arabs are synonymous.' --Internat. Cyc.
Moor
Moor Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m[=o]r moor, morass; akin to D. moer moor, G. moor, and prob. to Goth. marei sea, E. mere. See Mere a lake.] 1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath. In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor. --Carew. 2. A game preserve consisting of moorland. Moor buzzard (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.] Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite. Moor cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the moor fowl or red grouse of Europe. Moor coot. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallinule. Moor fowl. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus). (b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath. Moor game. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Moor fowl (above). Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria c[ae]rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe. Moor hawk (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. Moor hen. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The female of the moor fowl. (b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See Gallinule. (c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis). Moor monkey (Zo["o]l.), the black macaque of Borneo (Macacus maurus). Moor titling (Zo["o]l.), the European stonechat (Pratinocola rubicola).
Moor
Moor Moor, v. i. To cast anchor; to become fast. On oozy ground his galleys moor. --Dryden.
Moor
Moor Moor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moored; p. pr. & vb. n. Mooring.] [Prob. fr. D. marren to tie, fasten, or moor a ship. See Mar.] 1. (Naut.) To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf. 2. Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly. --Brougham.

Meaning of Moors from wikipedia

- term "Moors" refers primarily to the Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta during the Middle Ages. The Moors initially...
- secured Moors, a variant name for Melungeon in colonial North America Red Moors, a Sardinian political party Andy Moor (disambiguation) Ben Moor (disambiguation)...
- The Moors murders were carried out by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley between July 1963 and October 1965, in and around Manchester, England. The victims were...
- A mooring is any permanent structure to which a vessel may be secured. Examples include quays, wharfs, jetties, piers, anchor buoys, and mooring buoys...
- Solihull Moors on the pitch. On Monday 7 February 2011, Moors manager Bob Faulkner died of cancer aged 60, after almost 25 years of managing Moor Green and...
- Sri Lankan Moors (Tamil: இலங்கைச் சோனகர், romanized: Ilaṅkaic Cōṉakar; Sinhala: ලංකා යෝනක, romanized: Lanka Yonaka formerly Ceylon Moors; colloquially...
- sister of Canadian gymnast Brooklyn Moors who competed at the 2017 World Championships in Montreal. In December, Moors competed at Elite Canada in Gatineau...
- the moors area. The Esk Valley Line is an east-west branch line rail link from Whitby to Middlesbrough in the north, and the North Yorkshire Moors steam...
- India. Indian Moors shared a similar history to Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka, however due to their decline and smaller numbers the Indian Moors have either...
- Moors Valley Country Park, officially Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, is a Country Park situated in Ashley Heath, Dorset on the border with Hampshire...
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