Definition of Maormors
1. maormor [n] - See also: maormor
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maormors
Literary usage of Maormors
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Highlanders of Scotland: Their Origin, History, and Antiquities; with a by William Forbes Skene (1837)
"Independently of this, the particular history of some of the maormors affords distinct evidence that the Highlanders inhabited the north of Scotland as far ..."
2. Caledonia: Or, A Historical and Topographical Account of North Britain, from by George Chalmers (1887)
"But in those enumerations of districts and of maormors we see nothing of the regimen of ... In the same manner the Kings, the maormors, the Chiefs, ..."
3. Controversial Issues in Scottish History: A Contrast of the Early Chronicles by William Henry Gregg (1910)
"He states: Three of these maormors succeeded in attaining the crown of Scotland, and until the fall of their race, before the increasing power of the Kings ..."
4. A History of Moray and Nairn by Charles Joseph Galliari Rampini (1897)
"In northern Scotland there was none so exalted as the maormors—the old independent native princes—or who exercised a greater influence over them. ..."
5. The Celtic Magazine by Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Macgregor, Alexander Macbain (1878)
"us that the district of Ross is very often mentioned in the Norse Sagas along with the other districts -which were governed by maormors or ..."
6. A New History of Aberdeenshire by Alexander Smith (1875)
"... between " the Danes and the people of Alban," in which many of the latter were killed, " but neither their king nor any of their maormors were slain. ..."
7. The Book of Mackay by Angus Mackay (1906)
"... suggests that the MacKays were descended of the ancient Caithness maormors. He writes :— " It happens unfortunately for the solution of this question, ..."