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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Philippine Islands
The Moros or Mohammedan Malays chiefly inhabit Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago, though they are found also in Basilan and Palawan.
Even among the Moros their efforts were successful and in one year (1892) they baptized 3000 Moros in the district of Davao.
The officers of the Christian province are the governor, the treasurer, the third member of the provincial board, and the fiscal or district attorney.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12010a.htm   (7278 words)

  
 Mark Twain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The League opposed the annexation of the Philippines by the United States.
Twain wrote Incident in the Philippines, posthumously published in 1924, in response to the Moro Crater Massacre, in which six hundred Moros were killed.
Many but not all of Mark Twain's neglected and previously uncollected writings on anti-imperialism appeared for the first time in book form in 1992.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mark_Twain   (2918 words)

  
 Philippines
By 1902, peace was established except among the Islamic Moros on the southern island of Mindanao.
Meanwhile, the separatist Moro National Liberation Front was fighting a protracted war for an Islamic homeland on Mindanao, the southernmost of the two main islands.
The Philippine army also battled another rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0107887.html   (1561 words)

  
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Shakespeare's Othello was 'the Moor of Venice.' During the 17th century, Africans were sometimes distinguished from others as flamoors.
In Spanish usage, "Moro" (Moor) came to have an even broader usage, to mean "Muslims" in general (just as "Rumi", Roman, came to mean "Christian" in many Arabic dialects); thus the Moros of Mindanao in the Philippines, and the Moriscos of Granada.
In this sense it is also used of the Mahommedan townsmen in the other Barbary states." But even then, it recognized that "the term Moors has no real ethnological value."
www.guitarlessons.bizhosting.com /Moors.html   (478 words)

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