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[te-twahn] /tɛˈtwɑn/
a seaport in N Morocco, on the Mediterranean: former capital of the Spanish zone of Morocco.
Also, Tétouan. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And of Christians of any sort or condition there were none in all tetuan.

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

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • tetuan can be reached in a day's journey, and there the Moor is to be seen pure and simple, barbarous and beautiful.

    The Rulers of the Mediterranean Richard Harding Davis
  • Other prisoners arrived from tetuan, and all told the same story.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • Within a week Musa had agreed to take him on a trip to tetuan, across the Straits, which he was planning for the first dark night.

    The Rock of the Lion Molly Elliot Seawell
  • tetuan met all our needs: the only question was where to live.

  • There was none to be had in tetuan at just that time, and a night had to be passed upon the way.

  • Everybody was in shining white, if not new, apparel, and all tetuan was abroad.

  • When he got to tetuan the white city was glistening under the setting sun.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • The poorest Moor in tetuan is a gentleman: the richest Jew is not.

British Dictionary definitions for tetuan


a city in N Morocco: capital of Spanish Morocco (1912–56). Pop: 499 000 (2003)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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