Morocco: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mu-rok'ō), [key]
— n.
  1. French,Spanish,a kingdom in NW Africa: formed from a sultanate that was divided into two protectoratesand an international zone. 17,000,000; 172,104 sq. mi. (445,749 sq. km). Cap.: Rabat. Cf.
  2. former name of
  3. (l.c.) a fine, pebble-grained leather, originally made in Morocco from goatskin tanned with sumac.
  4. (l.c.) any leather made in imitation of this. Also called
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