morocco

noun
mo·roc·co | \mə-ˈrä-(ˌ)kō \

Definition of morocco 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a fine leather from goatskin tanned with sumac

Morocco

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

Definition of Morocco (Entry 2 of 2)

1 or Arabic Al-Maghrib \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

Other Words from morocco

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Moroccan \-kən \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of morocco

Noun

1634, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for morocco

Noun

Morocco, Africa

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