from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a Muslim people of mixed Berber and Arab descent, now living chiefly in northwest Africa.
- n. One of the Muslims who invaded Spain in the 8th century and established a civilization in Andalusia that lasted until the late 15th century.
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- n. A member of an ancient Berber people from Numidia.
- n. A member of an Islamic people of Arab or Berber origin ruling Spain and parts of North Africa from the 8th to the 15th centuries.
- n. A Muslim or a person from the Middle East or Africa.
- n. A person of mixed Arab and Berber ancestry inhabiting the Mediterranean coastline of northwest Africa.
- n. A person of an ethnic group speaking the Hassaniya language, mainly inhabiting Western Sahara, Mauritania, and parts of neighbouring countries (Morocco, Mali, Senegal etc.).
Perhaps it was a baby wild cat of Bodmin Moor, who knows?
It is high on the edges of Bodmin Moor, north of the ancient market town of Bodmin.
Spanish named them indiscriminately _Mauros_, and _Moors_ they have been ever since; but the name Moor can be traced back as far as 23 A.D., when
Your typical Moor is a handsome fellow, characterised by marked dignity of demeanour, and distinctly intellectual.
And he called a Moor who spake the mixed language, and instructed him how to get out of the city by night, so that the
My husband and son were ready to go off-roading, and so we turned off onto what was really a goat superhighway on the side of Bodmin Moor, which, running at a higher gradient than the road we’d left behind, allowed us to watch the poor folk stuck in the jam as we whizzed by them.
My favorite is called Moor In A Shirt, a wonderful chocolate steamed pudding dressed in whipped cream the shirt from Germany.
His woolly hair and Negro-like appearance had already caused him to be called the Moor.
A Moor is a born sweet-tooth, and at every corner of the streets a board was stacked with creamy mixtures in which walnuts were embedded, with generously browned toffee full of almonds, with carmine-coloured sticks, with magenta squares of sweet peppermint, with blocks of nougat inches thick.
One set have round heads, barley-gold hair and wood-smoke-coloured eyes; they are slow and sunny and see fairies on Bodmin Moor.