Translation of Moorish in Spanish:


árabe, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈmʊrɪʃ/ /ˈmɔːrɪʃ/ /ˈmʊərɪʃ/


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    (conquest) árabe
    • He spent some time in Spain, and showed an interest in Moorish music before returning to Germany.
    • In addition, the top areas of the main windows are decorated with stone tracery describing trefoils, quatrefoils and Moorish arches.
    • Andalusia also has its own regional dialect - Andalusian - that contains words derived from Arabic, reflecting the region's period of Moorish rule.
    • Phoenician, Roman and Moorish ruins were uncovered during the construction process, some of which are on permanent view in the new additions.
    • Moorish details blended easily with elements of other European revival styles, including Venetian and Byzantine architecture.
    • This means that there was a large Moorish population in Spain half a millennium after the high point of Andalusian culture in the eleventh century.
    • And it goes without saying the bathrooms were sublime, with Moorish influences also detected here.
    • At the restaurant there was a sort of romantic wishfulness that Spain's cooking should be more Moorish than it actually is.
    • More precisely, Gaudi's work is Moorish, Medieval, and Futuristic, both lavishly ornate and elegantly simple.
    • The city was Moorish territory for many years and regained importance and economic standing with the discovery of the New World.
    • Whether it will be retro, modern, futuristic or even Moorish is not clear, but it's a safe bet that it will be achingly stylish.
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    (art/style) morisco
    (art/style) (in post-Reconquest Spain) mudéjar