Place Name MOROCCO

TYPE: Country
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: mə-RAHK-o (American English), mə-RAWK-o (British English)  [details]

Meaning & History

The name of a country in North Africa, named after the city MARRAKESH. In Arabic the country is named al-Maghrib (see Maghrib).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Marrakush (Arabic), Maroc, Marrakech (French), Marokko, Marrakesch (German), Marocco, Marrakech (Italian), Marrakech, Marruecos (Spanish)
Entry updated May 31, 2018