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1 United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969) [syn: Douglas Moore]
2 English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935) [syn: Dudley Moore, Dudley Stuart John Moore]
3 English philosopher (1873-1958) [syn: G. E. Moore, George Edward Moore]
4 Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852) [syn: Thomas Moore]
5 United States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872) [syn: Marianne Moore, Marianne Craig Moore]
6 British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986) [syn: Henry Moore, Henry Spencer Moore]

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Proper noun

  1. Many toponymic place names, or parts of place names, derived from moor.
  2. An English and Irish surname similarly derived.

Extensive Definition

Moore may refer to:


See Moore (surname), a list of people with the surname Moore.

Fictional characters


  • Moore's Law, the empirical observation that the transistor density of integrated circuits doubles every 24 months
  • Moore (constructor), former racing car constructor




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