Moor

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Moor or Moors may refer to:

Ethnic and religious groups[edit]

  • Moors, Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta during the Middle Ages
  • Moors, a variant name for Melungeon (tri-racial isolate groups) in colonial North America
  • Moorish Orthodox Church of America, a syncretic, non-exclusive, and religious anarchist movement
  • Moorish Science Temple of America, an African-American Muslim religious group
  • Mouros da Terra, native or half-native coastal Muslims in south India such as Mappila (Mouros Malabares/Moors Mopulars)
  • Sri Lankan Moor, a minority Muslim group in Sri Lanka
  • United Nuwaubian Nation of Moors, an American religious group founded and led by Dwight York, which includes (among others) Yamassee Native American Moors of the Creek Nation

People with the name[edit]

Places[edit]

  • Moor, Nevada, United States
  • Moor, the German spelling of Mór, a town in Fejér county, Hungary
  • Moor or moorland, an uncultivated upland area characterized by low growing vegetation on acidic soils
  • Moor Crichel, a village in southwest England
  • Moor Island, uninhabited Canadian Arctic Archipelago islands in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut
  • The Moor, Hawkhurst, a village green in Kent, England
  • The Moor Quarter, a street in Sheffield, England
  • Lower Moor, Village in Worcestershire, England

Animals[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Mooring (watercraft), any permanent structure to which a vessel may be secured
  • Moors murders, murders of five children by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley between July 1963 and October 1965, in and around Manchester, England
  • Red Moors, a Sardinian political party

See also[edit]