Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A round hill, hillock, or rocky promontory, especially one that is fortified or is crowned with a castle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A round hill or point of land; hence, Morro castle, a castle on a hill.
“Anonymous said ... maybe there are no axes, it is just a cow's head scheme (the horns and the "morro"); A and B are the eyes.”
“In ancient times the chief fort or castle was called the "morro," or Moorish tower, because it was generally round; and San Juan, like Havana, has its Morro as the most prominent point of its fortifications.”
“This was a community built on top of a landfill that gave way and sweep some 50 homes off the map as it descended down the hill ( "morro").”
“Corajoso porque, confesso, morro de inveja delas: da coragem, da obstinação, da intuição, do olhar sempre distante e sempre presente; da fortaleza e da fraqueza que revelam.”
“We haz hawt sun 2dai in Lundun 11.15 heer We haz a holly dai 2 morro an teh 4cast iz fur rane!”
“Eu sou do Brasil e venho acompanhando a trajetoria da Britney e morro de pena dela é muito triste ver uma pessoa tão bonita e jovem como ela esta passando por momentos assim.”
“Der am a hoel in the mouf 2 nyte – dun wunna hab a hoel in teh mouf 2 morro!”
“May 4, 2008 at 2:28 am ai hav herd ub “bank hollydae”…iz dat one 2 morro?”
“They flavor this version of the rice drink with ground sesame, cacao bean, pepitas, morro seed and cinnamon.”
“Plus, 2 morro my son himz BEEG kitteh: 6″ 5′ an grandkittehs are comin to bisit for 4,3 dais.”
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Hill words. Also see over hill.
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