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A city of northwest Morocco on the Atlantic Ocean south-southwest of Tangier. Founded by the Portuguese in the 1500s, it became a center of French influence in Africa after 1907. It is now Morocco's largest city.
(Placename) a port in NW Morocco, on the Atlantic: largest city in the country; industrial centre. Pop: 3 523 000 (2003)
Cas•a•blan•ca(ˌkæs əˈblæŋ kə, ˌkɑ səˈblɑŋ kə)
a seaport in NW Morocco. 2,940,023.