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(Placename) the French name for 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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Noun1.Maroc - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim populationMaroc - 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
Adj.1.Maroc - of or relating to or characteristic of Morocco or its peopleMaroc - of or relating to or characteristic of Morocco or its people; "Moroccan mosques cannot be entered by infidels"
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Rabat Morocco's Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has signed a free sale codeshare deal with Royal Jordanian (RJ), allowing the Jordanian carrier to market Royal Air Maroc Flights.Through the agreement, RAM will serve RJ's customers for the Casablanca-Amman flight.
Germany based digital financial technology company Wirecard has announced it is handling online payments and travel agency bookings for Morocco's national airline Royal Air Maroc, the company said.
En effet, Le groupe Maroc Telecom realise, a fin juin 2019, un chiffre d'affaires consolide de 17 844 millions de dirhams, en hausse de 0,8% (a change constant) grace a la croissance des activites au Maroc, qui compense l'impact defavorable de la baisse des terminaisons d'appel Mobile et du revenu entrant international dans les filiales.
Doha, May 7 (BNA): Qatar Airways on Wednesday signed a joint venture agreement with Morocco's flagship airline, Royal Air Maroc, as it builds connections to western and central Africa.
Emirates Telecommunication Corporation or Etisalat is set to close the acquisition of 53 per cent shares from France's Vivendi in Maroc Telecom on May 14.
Le Programme de financement du commerce interarabe a accorde une nouvelle ligne de credit de 75 millions de dollars au Maroc, en vue de financer son commerce exterieur.
| ABU DHABI, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, better known as Etisalat, has signed an agreement with Vivendi to acquire the latter's 53 percent stake in Itissalat Al Maghrib (Maroc Telecom).
Etisalat made a binding offer that valued each Maroc Telecom share at MAD 92.6, amounting to a consideration of Euro 3.9 billion (equivalent to AED 19.2 billion) for Vivendi's 53 per cent stake in Maroc Telecom.
Etisalat and Vivendi's have extended their exclusive deal talks regarding Etisalat's bid for a 53% stake in Maroc Telecom.