from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. middle-of-the-road

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  • A mid-ocean ridge: a submarine volcanic mountain range.
  • abbr. Morelos, a state of Mexico.


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  • The corporate programmers had figured out that you could get an audience nearly as large or larger than the free format stations by playing what came to be called MOR middle-of-the-road rock in a restricted playlist format.


  • United Airlines and many others can simply call the MOR Vacations VIP desk to book those vacations at the lowest prices available and get a rebate check for the travel agent commissions after travel has been completed. - Business News

  • Airlines, American Airlines, or United Airlines and many others can simply call the MOR - Business News

  • It's best described as MOR electro-trance with enough to like but little to love, unless you think 'Toca's Miracle' is the best song ever.

    The Music Fix

  • Chinese Ministry of Rail "MOR" to bring Chinese high-speed rail technology to the United

    What's In That $45 Billion? - Jack Perkowski - The China Factor - Forbes

  • MorphoSys is headquartered in Munich, Germany and listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "MOR".

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • An insurance agent can team up with a travel company such as MOR vacations - or several companies - and become the person travelers are referred to if they want to purchase insurance for their trip.

  • It’s the kind of MOR guitar-strummededly earnest bullshit that R&B has been tending toward in recent years (kicked off, perhaps, by Mary’s blow-hard cover of U2’s “One” from 2005's The Breakthrough).


  • Bellevue Republican have been running MOR candidates for the last 6 years and making it easy for Demos to stay in power.

    Dissension in the Republican Ranks « PubliCola

  • So you get MOR 70s rock classics reimagined as grime tracks, nursery rhymes performed to the music of Girls Aloud, and Madonna's entire career dissected in one song.

    This week's new comedy


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