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  • proper noun A county in northern Scotland.


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  • Murray is a common variation of the word Moray, an anglicisation of the Medieval Gaelic word Muireb or Moreb; the b here was pronounced as v, hence the Latinization to Moravia. Top headlines 2011

  • Murray is a direct transliteration of how Scottish people pronounce the word Moray. Top headlines 2011

  • I think will be a tough battle in Moray but there is the interesting scenario of whether the Tories will do better on account of both the SNP and Lib Dems possibly marshalling many of their resources away from Moray and into Gordon next door for the almighty ding-dong about to take place there.

    Highlands and Islands Region Jeff 2007

  • And also does Mary Scanlon stand a chance in Moray or do you think she is concetrating on the 2nd vote?

    Highlands and Islands Region Jeff 2007

  • Good poll from ICM but disappointment in Moray and further revelations about their donor Michael Brown

    Conventional Wisdom Index: Week 6 2006

  • Stopped at a place called Moray which is an Inca agricultural experiment to see which crops would grow best at different altitudes. Recent Updates 2009

  • I made some enquiries and found out you could get a formal qualification on in-service courses at a teacher training college called Moray House in Edinburgh.

    The Woman I Was Born to Be Susan Boyle 2010

  • Yet ye had as good a right before God to be called Moray as any other son of that worthy sire, the Baron of Rothie included.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald 1864

  • "Moray," said the Seigneur quickly and quietly, "trials portend for both of us."

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker Gilbert Parker 1897

  • "Moray," said the Seigneur quickly and quietly, "trials portend for both of us."

    The Seats of the Mighty, Volume 1 Gilbert Parker 1897


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