Definition of morocco
: a fine leather from goatskin tanned with sumac
Origin and Etymology of morocco
First Known Use: 1634
Definition of Morocco
1 or Arabic Al–Maghrib play \äl-ˈmä-grēb\ 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 ◆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 — see marrakech
Moroccanplay \-kən\ adjective or noun
MOROCCO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Morocco for English Language Learners
: country in Africa
MOROCCO Defined for Kids
Definition of Morocco for Students
country NW Africa; a kingdom; capital, Rabat
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