Definition of Moro in English:

Moro

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːrəʊ
 
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noun (plural Moros)

  • A Muslim inhabitant of the Philippines.
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    • The Spanish nicknamed the Philippines' Muslim inhabitants the Moros, a corruption of the word Moors.
    • With his credentials as colonial administrator solidly established, Wood was next sent to the Philippines and given the thankless task of subduing the Muslim Moros of the southern islands.
    • The Moros are Muslim tribes people who inhabit central and western Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippines.

Origin

Spanish, literally 'Moor'.

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