morocco

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noun mo·roc·co \mə-ˈrä-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of morocco

  1. :  a fine leather from goatskin tanned with sumac

Origin and Etymology of morocco

Morocco, Africa


First Known Use: 1634


Morocco

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geographical name Mo·roc·co \mə-ˈrä-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of Morocco

  1. 1 or Arabic Al–Maghrib \äl-ˈmä-grēb\play country in northwestern Africa bordering on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; a kingdom; capital Rabat, summer capital Tangier area 172,413 square miles (446,550 square kilometers), population 31,900,000 — see also 2moroccan Morocco was formerly (1911–56) divided into French Morocco, a protectorate whose capital was Rabat; Spanish Morocco, a protectorate whose capital was Tetuán; and the International Zone of Tangier.

  2. 2 — see marrakech

Moroccan

play \-kən\ adj or noun

MOROCCO Defined for English Language Learners


Morocco

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geographical name Mo·roc·co \mə-ˈrä-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of Morocco for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa


MOROCCO Defined for Kids

Morocco

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geographical name Mo·roc·co \mə-ˈrä-kō\

Definition of Morocco for Students

  1. country NW Africa; a kingdom; capital, Rabat



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