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Moor or Moors may refer to:

Nature and ecology[edit]

  • Moorland, a habitat characterized by low-growing vegetation and acidic soils.

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]



Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Moor (film), a 2015 Pakistani drama by Jamshed Mehmood
  • The Moor (novel), the fourth book in Mary Russell detective series by Laurie R. King
  • "The Moor" (The Borgias), a 2011 episode of the television series The Borgias
  • Berber the Moor, a character in The Bastard Executioner
  • The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 and based on Cinthio's story
  • Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain"), a story by Cinthio, first published in 1565
  • "The Moor", a song by the Swedish metal band Opeth

Other uses[edit]

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