former name of Marrakesh.
(lowercase) a fine, pebble-grained leather, originally made in Morocco from goatskin tanned with sumac.
(lowercase) any leather made in imitation of a fine, pebble-grained leather originally made in Morocco.
- Also called mo·roc·co leath·er [muh-rok-oh leth-er] /məˈrɒk oʊ ˈlɛð ər/ (for defs. 3, 4).
- an·ti-Mo·roc·can, adjective, noun
- Mo·roc·can [muh-rok-uhn], /məˈrɒk ən/, adjective, noun
- pro-Mo·roc·can, adjective, noun
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How to use Morocco in a sentence
A city high in the mountains of Morocco remained shut off from the world for almost 500 years.
We had shot so many months, we were in Morocco, we had all lost 10 pounds.‘The Honorable Woman’ Is Maggie Gyllenhaal's Best Performance Yet | Kevin Fallon | July 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The great games (Czechoslovakia—Brazil), the boring games (Uruguay—Israel), and the weird games (Morocco—Bulgaria).
Filmmaker Diana Whitten trailed Gomperts for seven years, capturing contentious missions to Spain and Morocco.Vessel's Dr. Rebecca Gomperts on Providing Abortions to Women in International Waters | Marlow Stern | March 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The most recent mission to the Women on Waves vessel to Morocco, but they were kicked out immediately.Vessel's Dr. Rebecca Gomperts on Providing Abortions to Women in International Waters | Marlow Stern | March 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We were now off Morocco, and were fortunate enough today to perceive a great number of bonitos.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
The prisons are described as being something awful, only to be equalled in Morocco and savage countries.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
This Aissa was a native of Meknes in Morocco, where he died full of years and piety three hundred years ago.
Its whole seaboard from Morocco to the equator produces more or less gold.
"Here, take this," she said gruffly, thrusting a small Morocco box into her hand.Quin | Alice Hegan Rice
British Dictionary definitions for morocco (1 of 2)
a fine soft leather made from goatskins, used for bookbinding, shoes, etc
(as modifier): morocco leather
British Dictionary definitions for Morocco (2 of 2)
a kingdom in NW Africa, on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic: conquered by the Arabs in about 683, who introduced Islam; at its height under Berber dynasties (11th–13th centuries); became a French protectorate in 1912 and gained independence in 1956. It is mostly mountainous, with the Atlas Mountains in the centre and the Rif range along the Mediterranean coast, with the Sahara in the south and southeast; an important exporter of phosphates. Official language: Arabic; Berber and French are also widely spoken. Official religion: (Sunni) Muslim. Currency: dirham. Capital: Rabat. Pop: 32 649 130 (2013 est). Area: 458 730 sq km (177 117 sq miles): French name: Maroc
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Cultural definitions for Morocco
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