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The term Bangsamoro comes from combining the Malayo-Polynesian word bansa (Manobo and Lumad languages: bangsa), meaning nation or people, and the Spanish word moro, which was originally applied to the Moors that ruled Spain prior to the Reconquista, and was subsequently applied to predominantly Muslim Malay tribes.
Bangsa = Nation, Moro = Muslim; Bangsamoro or Muslim Nation.
Bangsa = In Maranao, moro also denotes a captor (other nuances: myakauro, miyaoro, miadakep).

Bangsamoro may refer to: