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Morro Castle

[mawr-oh, mor-oh; Spanish mawr-raw] /ˈmɔr oʊ, ˈmɒr oʊ; Spanish ˈmɔr rɔ/
noun
1.
a historic fort at the entrance to the harbor of Havana, Cuba.
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  • The fourth day of July, 1860, early in the morning, we sailed out past Morro Castle.

  • A signal post is planted on the Morro Castle overlooking the sea.

  • It is the Morro Castle, one hundred years older than its namesake at Havana, perched on a rock at the entrance to the channel.

  • Morro Castle was sighted, and we entered the harbour of Havana.

  • The Morro Castle bore to the left, but he was unable to make out an opening, a possible city, on the coast.

    The Bright Shawl Joseph Hergesheimer
  • They were confined first in Morro Castle and later in the city of Santiago.

  • She would picture him in his cell at Morro Castle, looking out to sea where the American fleet were still cruising.

    Our Little Cuban Cousin Mary Hazelton Wade
  • Later in the day the Americans were taken from the war-ship in a launch, and carried across the harbor to Morro Castle.

    Historic Adventures Rupert S. Holland
  • Soon the crew could see the line of distant mountains, and the steep slopes leading to Morro Castle.

    Historic Adventures Rupert S. Holland
  • So after a four days' stay in Morro Castle the little party set out on an inland march, guarded by some thirty Spanish soldiers.

    Historic Adventures Rupert S. Holland

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