Definition of Moriscos

1. morisco [n] - See also: morisco



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moriscos

morindas
morindin
morinel
morinels
moringas
moringic
moringic acid
morintannic
morintannic acid
morion
morions
morioplasty
morisco
moriscoes
moriscos (current term)
morish
morisianine
morisk
moritannic acid
morkin
morkins
morland
morlands
morling
morlings
mormal
mormals
mormaor
mormaors

Literary usage of Moriscos

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1. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"The Valencian moriscos, mostly agriculturists and horticulturists, were thrifty and ... But the moriscos were always ready to pay the heavy taxation; ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The Valencian moriscos, mostly agriculturists and horticulturists, wen thrifty and prosperous, and had made the plain of Valencia the most • f. ..."

3. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"The tribunal replied that the edict was obeyed, but that the moriscos would eat no meat slaughtered by Old Christians, except in a few places, ..."

4. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"The newly-converted moriscos ( New Christians as they were called ) became the objects of the severities of the Inquisition ; as doubtful Christians they ..."

5. The Spanish People: Their Origin, Growth, and Influence by Martin Andrew Sharp Hume (1901)
"We have seen that the silk and velvet weaving in the south and east, mostly in the hands of moriscos, had still struggled on in the face of mistaken ..."

6. The Spanish People: Their Origin, Growth, and Influence by Martin Andrew Sharp Hume (1911)
"We have seen that the silk and velvet weaving in the south and east, mostly in the hands of moriscos, had still struggled on in the face of mistaken ..."

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