Meaning of Moore

Moore

Pronunciation: (moor, môr, mōr), [key]
— n.
  1. (Archie), born 1916?, U.S. boxer.
  2. born 1921, U.S. novelist.
  3. 1779–1863, U.S. scholar and writer.
  4. 1893–1969, U.S. composer.
  5. 1862–1932, U.S. mathematician.
  6. 1852–1933, Irish novelist, critic, and dramatist.
  7. 1873–1958, English philosopher.
  8. 1899–1987, British pianist.
  9. 1898–1986, English sculptor.
  10. 1761–1809, British general.
  11. 1860–1947, U.S. jurist.
  12. 1887–1972, U.S. poet and critic.
  13. 1913–82, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize for chemistry 1972.
  14. 1779–1852, Irish poet.
  15. a city in central Oklahoma. 35,063.
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