Definition of Morocco

1. Noun. A kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956.

2. Noun. A soft pebble-grained leather made from goatskin; used for shoes and book bindings etc..
Generic synonyms: Leather
Specialized synonyms: Levant, Levant Morocco

Definition of Morocco

1. n. A fine kind of leather, prepared commonly from goatskin (though an inferior kind is made of sheepskin), and tanned with sumac and dyed of various colors; -- said to have been first made by the Moors.

Definition of Morocco

1. Proper noun. A coastal country in North-western Africa. Official name: Kingdom of Morocco. ¹

2. Noun. A soft leather, made from goatskin, used especially in bookbinding. ¹

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Definition of Morocco

1. a soft leather [n -COS]

Medical Definition of Morocco

1. A kingdom in northern africa, west of algeria. Its capital is Rabat. It was known to the romans as mauretania, part of the carthaginian empire (not to be confused with the modern mauritania, a country of western africa). Morocco was invaded by the muslims in the 7th century a.d. It engaged in hostilities with england, france, and spain from 1662 to 1911. The country gained independence in 1956. The name is from the arabic marukus, the name of the former capital marrakech, from a berber word meaning fortified. The arabic name for morocco is al-magrib al-aasa, the far west. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morocco

Mornay sauce
Morner's test
Morning Star
Mornington Crescent
Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Moro reflex
Moroccan Arabic
Moroccan dirham
Moroccan monetary unit
Morocco agencies
Morone americana
Morone interrupta
Morquio's disease
Morquio's syndrome

Literary usage of Morocco

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"$1.60 ; morocco or tree calf. $5.00. The Rose. By JR LOWELL. Finely illustrated. ... Cloth, full gilt, $5.00 i morocco, 89.00. The Hanging of the Crane. ..."

2. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1903)
"Royal 8vo, levant morocco, gilt edges. Marie sale, Am. Art Gall., April 3, 1903. ... Small 41o, half morocco. Sir Walter Scott's copy, with his signature on ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Germany, morocco, and the peace of the world. JE Barker. ... morocco crisis and the European situation. JE Barker. ..."

4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"Spain, France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden on the one part, and the Sultan of morocco on the other part, concerning the ..."

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