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(Placename) a city in NE Morocco, near the border with Algeria: frontier post. Pop: 454 000 (2003)



a city in NE Morocco. 780,762.
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Noun1.Oujda - a city in northeastern Morocco near the Algerian border
Al-Magrib, Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
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Everyone here is willing to sacrifice everything for the defense of the Patrie [fatherland]." (16) But Lyautey added that he had been given an impossible task: "I am only left 28 battalions [with which] I can only hold the ports and cities of Casablanca, Rabat, Kenifra and [garrison] Oudjda, Guercif, Fez and perhaps Meknes, but without holding the lines of communications, these garrisons will be blockaded." (17) He further noted that he was worried that the Moroccan units might revolt.