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Marrakesh

or Mar·ra·kech

[mar-uh-kesh, mar-uh-kesh, muh-rah-kesh]
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noun
  1. a city in W Morocco.
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Formerly Morocco.
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Examples from the Web for marrakech

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Historical Examples

  • In this fabulous place it was my good luck to be lodged while I was at Marrakech.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • Dark, fierce and fanatical are these narrow souks of Marrakech.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • Whoever would understand Marrakech must begin by mounting at sunset to the roof of the Bahia.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • A long way ahead loomed the line of the Djebilets, the Djinn-haunted mountains guarding Marrakech on the north.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • The Almoravid princes who founded Marrakech came from the black desert of Senegal; themselves were leaders of wild hordes.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton


British Dictionary definitions for marrakech

Marrakech

Marrakesh

noun
  1. a city in W central Morocco: several times capital of Morocco; tourist centre. Pop: 672 000 (2003)
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