Oujda or Oudjda both: o͞ojdä´ [key], Arab. Ujda, city (1994 pop. 357,278), NE Morocco, near the Algerian border. It is a railroad junction, agricultural market, and commercial center. It was occupied by the French in 1844, 1859, and 1907.
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