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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


(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Heaphey, who was charged with carrying out the President's secret plan when he was stationed in French Morocco during the 1950s.
Recruited into the OSS she becomes part of a mission to gain control of French Morocco and faces a murder mystery in the process.