Moor

Noun

  • A member of an ancient Berber people from Mauretania.
  • 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.
  • A Muslim or a person from the Middle East or Africa.
  • A person of mixed Arab and Berber ancestry inhabiting the Mediterranean coastline of northwest Africa.
  • A person of an ethnic group speaking the Hassaniya language, mainly inhabiting Western Sahara, Mauritania, and parts of neighbouring countries (Morocco, Mali, Senegal etc.).

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