morocco

noun mo·roc·co \ mə-ˈrä-(ˌ)kō \

Definition of morocco

:a fine leather from goatskin tanned with sumac

Origin and Etymology of morocco

Morocco, Africa


Morocco

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

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
Note: 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

Moroccan

play \-kən\ adjective or noun


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