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moor

verb [I/T]  us   /mʊr/
to attach a boat or ship to something on land or to the surface under the water to keep it in place: [I/T] We moored (the boat) further up the river.
Translations of “moor”
in Arabic أرض بور…
in Korean 황야…
in Malaysian mur…
in French lande…
in Turkish fundalık, fundalık arazi, çalılık…
in Italian brughiera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高沼, 荒野, 曠野…
in Russian местность, поросшая вереском…
in Polish wrzosowisko…
in Vietnamese đồng hoang…
in Spanish páramo…
in Portuguese urzal, charneca…
in Thai ทุ่งโล่ง…
in German das Ödland…
in Catalan erm…
in Japanese 荒れ地…
in Indonesian tanah kosong…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高沼, 荒野, 旷野…
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