Melilla

geographical name
Me·​lil·​la | \ mə-ˈlē-yə How to pronounce Melilla (audio) \

Definition of Melilla

city and port on the Mediterranean Sea northeast of Fez in northern Morocco population 81,323

Note: Melilla is a Spanish presidio.

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“Melilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Melilla. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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