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
But I must say that Germany had to some extent right on her side in the Morocco dispute.War Letters of a Public-School Boy
Compare the elaborate outlines of some Arab arches at the Alhambra or in Morocco.Portuguese Architecture
Walter Crum Watson
From these he led me on to others of a larger kind in Sardinia, and ultimately in Morocco.Luttrell Of Arran
Charles James Lever
This is a faithful portrait of the troops of his majesty the King of Morocco.Perils and Captivity
Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard
No more complete evidence of the treachery of Morocco could be desired.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
- 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.