Place Name MAGHRIB

TYPE: Region & Country
USAGE: Arabic
OTHER SCRIPTS: مغرب (Arabic)

Meaning & History

From Arabic المغرب (al-Maghrib) meaning "the place of the sunset, the west". This is the Arabic name of Morocco as well as the entire region of western North Africa (known as the Maghreb in English). In Arabic the name is usually written with the definite article: المغرب (al-Maghrib).
Entry added February 12, 2018