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Marrakesh

or Marrakech

[mar-uh-kesh, mar-uh-kesh, muh-rah-kesh] /ˈmær əˌkɛʃ, ˌmær əˈkɛʃ, məˈrɑ kɛʃ/
noun
1.
a city in W Morocco.
Formerly Morocco.
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  • M'barka's a public woman now in Hoolia's house at Marrakesh.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • Marrakesh boasts no aristocracy: it is a city of the people.

  • However, while we were in Marrakesh, less rigorous orders were in vogue.

  • The town of Marrakesh, built in 1062, became the capital of this dynasty.

  • In and round Marrakesh many Moors have gained riches and some have held them.

    Morocco S.L. Bensusan
  • Marrakesh, like all other inland cities of Morocco, has neither hotel nor guest-house.

    Morocco S.L. Bensusan
  • It is the dirtiest part of Marrakesh, and, all things considered, the least interesting.

    Morocco S.L. Bensusan
  • And every year they meet in Marrakesh and Fez, and choose a talib who is to rule over them.

    Morocco S.L. Bensusan
  • The mosque by the Dukala gate is worthy of note, and earns the salutation of all who come by way of R'hamna to Marrakesh.

    Morocco S.L. Bensusan

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