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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. /ɹə.ˈbat/(English) /rə.ˈbɑːt/(English) /rə.ˈbæt/(English) /ʁ /ra.ˈbat/(Spanish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Arabic الرباط (ar-Ribat) meaning "the ribat", referring to a type of fortification used during the Muslim conquest of the Maghreb. It is also used as a shortened form of the city's Arabic nickname, رباط الفتح (ribatu l-fath), which means "fortification of conquest, fortification of victory". This is the name of the capital city of Morocco.
Added 2/23/2017 by HL
Edited 9/12/2021 by HL