Place Name MARRAKESH

TYPE: Settlement
USAGE: English

Meaning & History

From Arabic مرّاكش (Marrakush), possibly from Berber Murt n Akush meaning "land of God". This is the name of a city in Morocco.
VARIANT: Morocco
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Marrakush (Arabic), Maroc, Marrakech (French), Marokko, Marrakesch (German), Marocco, Marrakech (Italian), Marrakech, Marruecos (Spanish)
Entry added February 12, 2018