Origin of rabat1
Origin of rabat2
Examples from the Web for rabat
Contemporary Examples of rabat
I learned this when I visited the pioneering Muslim feminist scholar Fatima Mernissi in Rabat, Morocco, some years ago.Outcry Over Afghanistan Quran Burnings Shows Misguided ‘Honor’ About Sacred Book
Asra Q. Nomani
February 22, 2012
Historical Examples of rabat
Oranges of Rabat, superior in quality, and low in price, 114.An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa
Abd Salam Shabeeny
I would go to Rabat, if it were in my power, and there were no undue risk in the undertaking.
It happens this time, however, that my ole tub has to call in at Rabat and Mogador.
If he is so powerful, why did he hide me in a litter until he was far from Rabat?
Her sole knowledge of Rabat was gleaned from Domenico Garcias message.
- a fine soft leather made from goatskins, used for bookbinding, shoes, etc
- (as modifier)morocco leather
Word Origin for morocco
Moroccan capital, from Arabic ar-ribat, from ribat "fortified monastery."
"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.