Examples from the Web for morocco
Contemporary Examples of morocco
A city high in the mountains of Morocco remained shut off from the world for almost 500 years.Morocco's Secret All-Blue City
August 28, 2014
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
July 31, 2014
The great games (Czechoslovakia—Brazil), the boring games (Uruguay—Israel), and the weird games (Morocco—Bulgaria).Why Americans Should Love the World Cup
June 12, 2014
Filmmaker Diana Whitten trailed Gomperts for seven years, capturing contentious missions to Spain and Morocco.
The most recent mission to the Women on Waves vessel to Morocco, but they were kicked out immediately.
Historical Examples of morocco
I had brought my "Malmaison" and "Sultan of Morocco" roses with me, and also my budding-knife and the sap for budding.Dr. Dumany's Wife
There is something very solemn about the passing of a great kingdom—and Morocco has been renowned throughout Europe.Morocco
I also enclose you the copy of a letter from Mr. Barclay, closing his proceedings in our affairs with Morocco.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson
And now' (taking out a morocco case), 'let me put you in funds for the campaign.'Waverley
Sir Walter Scott
Moors say that corn in Morocco is known to yield, not forty, but a hundred-fold.In the Tail of the Peacock
- a fine soft leather made from goatskins, used for bookbinding, shoes, etc
- (as modifier)morocco leather
Word Origin for morocco
"kind of fine flexible leather," 1630s, short for Morocco leather, from Morocco, the country in northwest Africa, where the tanned leather first was made.
country in northwest Africa, from Italian, from Berber Marrakesh (properly the name of the city of Marrakesh), from Arabic Maghrib-al-Aqca "Extreme West." Cf. French Maroc, German Marokko. In English, the first vowel has been altered, apparently by influence of Moor. Related: Moroccan.