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 (rə-bät′, rä-)
The capital of Morocco, on the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Casablanca. Founded in the 1100s on the site of an earlier Muslim fortress, it is a minor port and has textile industries.


 (răb′ē, rə-băt′)
A piece of cloth fitted to the collar and covering the shirt front, worn chiefly by Roman Catholic and Anglican clergy.

[French, from Old French; see rebato.]
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to rotate (a plane) so that it is aligned with another plane


(Placename) the capital of Morocco, in the northwest on the Atlantic coast, served by the port of Salé: became a military centre in the 12th century and a Corsair republic in the 17th century. Pop: 673 000 (2003)
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(rɑˈbɑt, rə-)

the capital of Morocco, in the NW part on the Atlantic. 518,616.
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Noun1.Rabat - the capital of MoroccoRabat - the capital of Morocco; located in the northwestern on the Atlantic coast
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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[rəˈbɑːt] NRabat m
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[rəˈbɑːt] nRabat
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[rəˈbɑːt] nRabat f
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As part of the project "Rabat capital of lights", previously supervised by Abdelwafi Fatit, former governor of Rabat, Douar El Garaa is expected to be demolished.Authorities in Rabat have offered apartments for MAD 100,000 or lands on the Ain Aouda area of South Rabat in compensation for the demolished homes.
Present on board the inaugural flight to Rabat was Qatar Airways senior vice-president for Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, Ehab Amin.
Ainsi, apres une periode de plus d'un an d'etude de faisabilite, le distributeur Jean-Pierre Francois Bernet a decide de mettre les 11 millions de dirhams necessaires pour la renovation de ce joyau du 7e Art de Rabat. Il est a noter que le centre cinematographique marocain a accorde une subvention de 3,5 millions de dirhams, soit 30% du budget investi.
Rabat, wife of Francisco Rabat, who at that time was the governor of the province.
At a ceremony in Dubai, a management agreement for a 150-room Hilton Rabat to form part of the city's Wessal Bouregreg project was confirmed.
SM le Roi, Chef Supreme et Chef d'Etat Major General des Forces Armees Royales presidera, jeudi a la Place du Mechouar du Palais Royal a Rabat, la ceremonie de prestation de serment devant Sa Majeste par les officiers, nouveaux laureats des differents ecoles et instituts militaires, paramilitaires et civils.
Kosansky described the Rabat Geniza's contents as providing "the collective library of the Rabat Jewish community at the end of the 20th century."
Al-Daheri said such initiatives reflect the prominent bilateral relations between the UAE and Morocco.Also, the UAE Embassy in Rabat and the authorities of Misour and Fez-Boulemane regions organised mass iftars and distributed Ramadan food packets to locals in a number of villages and towns.
Designed to ease the traffic flow notably for heavy trucks, the project will yield economic results benefiting the Rabat and Sale areas and will help save time and reduce transportation costs.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Nassir al Bakri, Manpower Minister and his accompanying delegation were received upon their arrival at Rabat Airport by Jamal Aghmani, Minister of Labor and Vocational Training in the Kingdom of Morocco, Moosa bin Hamdan al Ta'ei, the Sultanate's ambassador in Rabat, a number of officials at the Moroccan Foreign and Labor Ministries and members of the Omani Embassy in Rabat.
They detained them for several hours before handing them over to Rabat. By midday two Spanish flags were seen fluttering over the outpost, replacing the Moroccan flag.