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Tetuán

[te-twahn] /tɛˈtwɑn/
noun
1.
a seaport in N Morocco, on the Mediterranean: former capital of the Spanish zone of Morocco.
Also, Tétouan.
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  • He was likely to be some months absent from tetuan, and it was impossible that Ruth should go with him.

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  • Throughout tetuan and the country round about Israel was now an object of contempt.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • There was a Basha at tetuan already, but that was a trifling difficulty.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • That was the combination of circumstances whereby Israel came to tetuan.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • And of Christians of any sort or condition there were none in all tetuan.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • No longer did he work his own will in tetuan; he was required to work the will of the woman.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • Two days after Israel left Wazzan he was back in the bashalic of tetuan.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • When he got to tetuan the white city was glistening under the setting sun.

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  • Other prisoners arrived from tetuan, and all told the same story.

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  • During that interval Fatimah came in hot haste, and they had news of tetuan.

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British Dictionary definitions for tetuan

Tetuán

/tɛˈtwɑːn/
noun
1.
a city in N Morocco: capital of Spanish Morocco (1912–56). Pop: 499 000 (2003)
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