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French Morocco

(Placename) a former French protectorate in NW Africa, united in 1956 with Spanish Morocco and Tangier to form the kingdom of Morocco
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(məˈrɒk oʊ)

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.
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I was thinking loosely, not literally, of French Morocco. I set the budget up to $10,000.
In November 1942, as a part of Operation Torch, 33,000 American soldiers sailed undetected across the Atlantic and stormed the beaches of French Morocco. Seventy-four hours later, the Americans controlled the country and one of the most valuable wartime ports: Casablanca.
WITH a protracted opening sequence set in 1942 French Morocco, Robert Zemeckis' old-fashioned espionage thriller doffs its fedora to the film Casablanca and a bygone era of sweeping romances.
WITH an opening sequence set in 1942 French Morocco, Robert Zemeckis' old-fashioned espionage thriller doffs its fedora to a bygone era of sweeping romances.
After a short layover I was loaded on a train resurrected from World War I, called a 40-and-8, meaning 40 men or 8 horses in a boxcar, on my way to Port Lyautey, French Morocco, on the Atlantic coast.
Other elements, however, feel out of place: a suite of unframed works on paper referring to Hubert Lyautey, the first colonial administrator of French Morocco (A Modest Proposal, 2010); an entry wall that lists Tangier street names in French and Arabic.
During his career, he served at Naval Receiving Station, Treasure Island, San Francisco; USS Thomas Jefferson (APA30); Naval Supply Depot, Clearfield, Utah; Naval Air Facility, Port Lyautey, French Morocco; Navy Finance Center, Cleveland, Ohio; USS Calvert (APA32); Office of the Comptroller of the Navy, Washington, D.C.; Military Assistance Advisory Group, the Hague, Netherlands; Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.; Headquarters, Defense Supply Agency, Alexandria, Va.; and Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Army veteran of World War II and served in the European African Middle Eastern theater including Algeria - French Morocco, Tunisia, Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, North Apennines and the Po Valley.
Military governor of French Morocco since 1908, Lyautey emerged as the founding father of French Morocco.
The third leg was an 1,100-mile, 20-hour flight to Craw Field at Port Lyautey (now Kenitra) in French Morocco. Sullivan piloted the lead ship K-130 on the final leg of the flight.
Anne Eiland follows "Chappie" from the landing at November 8th 1942 in French Morocco in North Africa, through the landing at Sicily July 10th 1943 and finally the D-Day landing on Omaha Beach in France, June 6th 1944.