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 Morasteen [great stone].Moratorium. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Morat.
 
Morat and Marathon twin names shall stand (Childe Harold, iii. 64). Morat, in Switzerland, is famous for the battle fought in 1476, in which the Swiss defeated Charles le Téméraire of Burgundy.   1
 


 Morasteen [great stone].Moratorium. 

 
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