Morocco

(redirected from Moroco)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Moroco: Morocco, Marruecos

Mo·roc·co

 (mə-rŏk′ō)
A country of northwest Africa on the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Inhabited from ancient times by Berbers, the region became a Roman province in the 1st century ad and was conquered by Arabs in the 7th century. The country was later united (11th-13th century) under Berber-Muslim dynasties. The French established a protectorate over most of the region in 1912, and in 1956 Morocco achieved independence as a kingdom. Rabat is the capital and Casablanca the largest city.

Mo·roc′can adj. & n.

click for a larger image
Morocco

mo·roc·co

 (mə-rŏk′ō)
n. pl. mo·roc·cos
A soft fine leather of goatskin traditionally tanned with sumac and used especially for book bindings.

[After Morocco.]

Morocco

(məˈrɒkəʊ)
n
(Placename) a kingdom in NW Africa, on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic: conquered by the Arabs in about 683, who introduced Islam; at its height under Berber dynasties (11th–13th centuries); became a French protectorate in 1912 and gained independence in 1956. It is mostly mountainous, with the Atlas Mountains in the centre and the Rif range along the Mediterranean coast, with the Sahara in the south and southeast; an important exporter of phosphates. Official language: Arabic; Berber and French are also widely spoken. Official religion: (Sunni) Muslim. Currency: dirham. Capital: Rabat. Pop: 32 649 130 (2013 est). Area: 458 730 sq km (177 117 sq miles). French name: Maroc

morocco

(məˈrɒkəʊ)
n
(Tanning)
a. a fine soft leather made from goatskins, used for bookbinding, shoes, etc
b. (as modifier): morocco leather.
[C17: after Morocco, where it was originally made]

Mo•roc•co

(məˈrɒk oʊ)

n.
1. French, Maroc. a kingdom in NW Africa: formed from a sultanate that was divided into two protectorates (French Morocco and Spanish Morocco) and an international zone. 29,661,636; 172,104 sq. mi. (445,749 sq. km).Cap.: Rabat.
2. (l.c.) a pebble-grained leather orig. made in Morocco from goatskin tanned with sumac.
Mo•roc′can, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim populationMorocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
Maghreb, Mahgrib - the region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia
Casablanca - a port on the Atlantic and the largest city of Morocco
El Aaium - a town in Morocco near the Atlantic coast
Fes, Fez - a city in north central Morocco; religious center
Marrakech, Marrakesh - a city in western Morocco; tourist center
Oujda - a city in northeastern Morocco near the Algerian border
capital of Morocco, Rabat - the capital of Morocco; located in the northwestern on the Atlantic coast
Tangier, Tangiers - a city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of Gibraltar; "the first tangerines were shipped from Tangier to Europe in 1841"
Spanish Sahara, Western Sahara - an area in northwestern Africa with rich phosphate deposits; under Moroccan control since 1992
Atlas Mountains - a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert; extends from southwestern Morocco to northern Tunisia
Abila, Abyla, Jebel Musa - a promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar; one of the Pillars of Hercules
Moroccan - a native or inhabitant of Morocco
2.morocco - a soft pebble-grained leather made from goatskin; used for shoes and book bindings etc.
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
Levant, Levant morocco - a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
Translations
Мароко
Maroko
Marokko
Maroko
Marokko
Maroko
Marokkó
モロッコ
모로코
Maroc
Maroko
Marocko
ประเทศโมร็อกโก
nước Maroc

Morocco

[məˈrɒkəʊ] NMarruecos m

morocco

[məˈrɒkəʊ] N (also morocco leather) → marroquí m, tafilete m

Morocco

[məˈrɒkəʊ] nMaroc m
in Morocco → au Maroc

Morocco

nMarokko nt

morocco

n (also morocco leather)Maroquin nt

Morocco

[məˈrɒkəʊ] n
a.il Marocco
b. (also Morocco leather) → marocchino

Morocco

الْـمَغْرِبُ Maroko Marokko Marokko Μαρόκο Marruecos Marokko Maroc Maroko Marocco モロッコ 모로코 Marokko Marokko Maroko Marrocos Марокко Marocko ประเทศโมร็อกโก Fas nước Maroc 摩洛哥
References in periodicals archive ?
Paradwys o ynys ym Mor Iwerydd 380 o filltiroedd i'r gorllewin o Moroco a 260 milltir i'r gogledd o'r Ynysoedd Dedwydd ydi Madeira.
Reportes recientes indican la diseminacion de NDM-1 y sus diecisiete variantes en muchos paises diferentes, incluyendo Estados Unidos, Austria, Australia, Noruega, Belgica, Canada, Dinamarca, Francia, Alemania, Kenia, Holanda, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapur, Suecia, Egipto, Japon, Suiza, Moroco, Kuwait, Italia, Corea del Sur, Irlanda, Republica Checa, Guatemala, Nueva Zelanda, Israel, Iran, Rusia, Colombia, Malaysia, Algeria, Mexico, Tunisia, Nepal, Mauritas y Honduras (2).
Colgate-Palmolive, which supplies several African countries from its plants in Moroco, is a key customer.
Khartoum, 10 May (SUNA) - Sudan and Morocco on Tuesday signed an agreement, in Moroco, on student activities cooperation between the two countries, with Professor Mohamed Abdulla al Nagrabi Secretary of The Student Welfare Fund signing for the Sudan and Dr Idris Abu Ami of the Moroccan University Social and Cultural Activities, signing for the kingdom.
Participants from Sudan, Moroco, Iran and Aljeria, agricultural scientists, policy makers, GIS and remote sensing analysts, faculty members and students from the country also attended the workshop.
Figure 2: Muslim Population (Raw Numbers and Percentages) in ILS and Non-ILS (23) ILS Indonesia 87 Pakistan 96 Egypt 90 Nigeria 50 Iran 99 Algeria 99 Moroco 99 Iraq 99 Sudan 97 Afghanistan 99 Saudi Arabia 100 Yemen 99 Syria 87 Malaysia 61 Tunisa 99 Jordan 97 Libya 97 UAE 76 Mauritiania 100 Kuwait 77 Oman 86 Lebanon 54 Gambia 90 Qatar 78 Comorros 98 Bahrain 70 Maldives 100 Non-ILS India 13 Bangladesh 90 Turkey 100 Note: Table made from pie chart.
Funded by the Italian government, this project aims to consolidate the role of women in the economy of six countries-- Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Moroco, Tunisia and Palestine, in order to support and develop the women's initiatives as for founding businesses, pioneer projects and small and medium institutions.
Phenotypic and genetic diversity in Sinorhizobium meliloti and Smadicae from draught and salt affected regions of Moroco.
Fel rhan o'r gyfres, teithiodd Lowri i Fecsico a Moroco hefyd i weld sut mae pobl yn y gwledydd hyn yn nodi digwyddiadau mawr bywyd.
They discussed the existing parliamentary relations between Qatar and Moroco and ways to develop them further.