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Definitions of morocco

morocco (məˈrɒkəʊ Pronunciation for morocco



    1. a fine soft leather made from goatskins, used for bookbinding, shoes, etc
    2. (as modifier)   ⇒ morocco leather

Word Origin

C17: after Morocco, where it was originally made

Morocco (məˈrɒkəʊ Pronunciation for Morocco



  1. a kingdom in NW Africa, on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic: conquered by the Arabs in about 683, who introduced Islam; at its height under Berber dynasties (11th–13th centuries); became a French protectorate in 1912 and gained independence in 1956. It is mostly mountainous, with the Atlas Mountains in the centre and the Rif range along the Mediterranean coast, with the Sahara in the south and southeast; an important exporter of phosphates. Official language: Arabic; Berber and French are also widely spoken. Official religion: (Sunni) Muslim. Currency: dirham. Capital: Rabat. Pop: 32 649 130 (2013 est). Area: 458 730 sq km (177 117 sq miles) French name: Maroc

Translations for 'morocco'

  • British English: MoroccoPronunciation for Morocco Morocco is a kingdom in north-west Africa.məˈrɒkəʊ NOUN
  • Arabic: الْـمَغْرِبُPronunciation for الْـمَغْرِبُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: MarrocosPronunciation for Marrocos
  • Chinese: 摩洛哥Pronunciation for 摩洛哥
  • Croatian: MarokoPronunciation for Maroko
  • Czech: MarokoPronunciation for Maroko
  • Danish: MarokkoPronunciation for Marokko
  • Dutch: MarokkoPronunciation for Marokko
  • European Spanish: MarruecosPronunciation for Marruecos
  • Finnish: MarokkoPronunciation for Marokko
  • French: MarocPronunciation for Maroc
  • German: MarokkoPronunciation for Marokko
  • Greek: ΜαρόκοPronunciation for Μαρόκο
  • Italian: MaroccoPronunciation for Marocco
  • Japanese: モロッコPronunciation for モロッコ
  • Korean: 모로코Pronunciation for 모로코
  • Norwegian: MarokkoPronunciation for Marokko
  • Polish: MarokoPronunciation for Maroko
  • Portuguese: MarrocosPronunciation for Marrocos
  • Romanian: Maroc
  • Russian: МароккоPronunciation for Марокко
  • Spanish: MarruecosPronunciation for Marruecos
  • Swedish: MarockoPronunciation for Marocko
  • Thai: ประเทศโมร็อกโกPronunciation for ประเทศโมร็อกโก
  • Turkish: FasPronunciation for Fas
  • Ukrainian: Марокко
  • Vietnamese: nước MarocPronunciation for nước Maroc

Example Sentences Including 'morocco'

She tore the wrapping off a morocco bound copy of This England stamped with her initials.
Gaskin, Catherine The Ambassador's Women


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