Type Region & Country
Usage Arabic
Scripts مغرب(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈmaɣ.rib/  [key·simplify]

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).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMaghreb(English)
Entry updated November 16, 2019