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Moro

Aldo . 1916--78, Italian Christian Democrat statesman; prime minister of Italy (1963--68; 1974--76) and minister of foreign affairs (1965--66; 1969--72; 1973--74). He negotiated the entry of the Italian Communist Party into coalition government before being kidnapped by the Red Brigades in 1978 and murdered

Moro

 

a group of peoples, including the Sulu, Samal, Magindanao, Yakan, and Lanao, or Maranao, who live on the Sulu Archipelago and the islands of Mindanao, Palawan, and Basilan in the Philippines. Total population, about 1.8 million (1970, estimate). Their languages are related to the Austronesian language family. Their religion is Islam.

The sultanates of Sulu and Magindanao arose among the Moro in the 15th century. In the late 19th century they were conquered by Spain. The Moro engage in agriculture (the Sulu also fish), and they have long engaged in crafts, navigation, and trade. The main features of their culture are similar to those of the Malayan peoples of Indonesia and Malaysia. Their language shows a significant Arabic influence.

REFERENCE

Narody Iugo-Vostochnoi AziL Moscow, 1966.

Moro

 

a gulf of the Celebes Sea on the southwestern coast of Mindanao. It is 148 km long; its greatest width is 204 km. Depth ranges from 2,500 m to 5,000 m. The landward end of the gulf divides into two big bays, Sibuguey and Illana. Olutanga Island is in the Moro Gulf. The gulf has mixed semidiurnal tides of about 2 m elevation.

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However, during the unsettling 1943-45 period Moro did not limit himself to a diagnosis of the malaises that in his perspective afflicted the Italian nation.
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El enriquecimiento y la complejidad simbolica en la obra reciente de Moro me parece sorprendente.
Writing accurately about such a diverse ethnic category like 'the Moros' as a generic whole is a tricky proposition, and in this study the Moro is necessarily a genus in American imperial taxonomy.
Robin Wagner-Pacifici, author of The Moro Morality Play: Terrorism as Social Drama (Wagner-Pacifici, 1986), leads the essays in this volume.
Luis Jaime Castillo, project manager of San Jose De Moro arqueologico site, said a copper headdress and other ornaments found revealled the body to be that of a priestess.
Unlike some foreign investors in Cuba, who were flashy or got involved in the country's politics (such as Chilean entrepreneur Max Marambio), Moro maintained a low profile in Havana--preferring to let his products speak for him.
Negotiators from both sides signed the "framework agreement" at the presidential palace in Manila, with Aquino and Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim.
THE Red Brigades assassinated former Italian premier Aldo Moro with 11 automatic pistol shots and dumped his body in a car yesterday in the heart of Rome.
As opposed to the static vision of a social network, our study seeks to understand when and how social relations are produced," said Esteban Moro, professor of mathematics at UC3M.
Ahmed Ali Shahani MORO, June 01, 2011 (Regional Times): The activists of PPP-SB led by District President, Syed Sikander Ali Shah, Nasrullah Bughio, Haji Khan Samo and others continued their protest demonstration and observed a token hunger strike for eighth consecutive day against the alleged corruption of TMO Moro Ghulam Mustafa Mari and Municipal Accountant, Majid Seehar here on Tuesday.
Walter have sentenced Jeremy Matthew Moro, 33, and Joshua James Moro, 23 pursuant to their January 2011 guilty pleas to conspiring to violate the civil rights of an interracial couple by burning a cross near their home in Athens, La.