geographical name

Me·​lil·​la mə-ˈlē-yə How to pronounce Melilla (audio)
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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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