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  • proper n. A mountain range located in northwest Africa, occupying portions of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.

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  • n. a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert; extends from southwestern Morocco to northern Tunisia


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  • The Atlas Mountains is the biggest mountain range in North Africa and in the Middle East.

    Arabic for Dummies

  • As are inspiring surroundings: sipping rosĂ© on the rooftop ramparts of desert kasbah, Dar Ahlam; to watch the sun set behind the Atlas Mountains is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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  • An hour and a half north of Hollywood at our first hookup, in Acton, Calif., it's already looking like Morocco's Atlas Mountains through the windshield—but our heads are still back in Manhattan.

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  • Our travels continued as we treasured the Atlas Mountains, picturesque blue-washed villages, narrow alleys of Morocco, where we seized every opportunity to take delight in eating the Moroccan food.

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  • She claimed alternately Vladivostok and Africa's Atlas Mountains, but the truth, the book says, is nothing to be ashamed of: She was born in Paris and raised in New York.

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  • For the first four hours our driver careened down dark, twisty roads through the Atlas Mountains.

    Bombing Down the Dunes

  • In Morocco's Atlas Mountains, Anwar Harland-Khan, co-founder of green architect group Sustain Worldwide, is behind a carbon-neutral luxury development called L'Amandier.

    The Green, Green Luxury of Home

  • On a recent trip to Morocco we soaked up the sights, sounds and smells of the Souk in Marrakech, trekked with mules in the Atlas Mountains and headed into the Sahara Desert on Camels all in the space of two weeks.

    Ben Colclough: Sights and Sounds of Morocco

  • A year ago, my then-boyfriend and I were driving through the Atlas Mountains and saw a sign for a women's cooperative just before the Toubkal National Park.

    20 Odd Questions: Stephanie Phair

  • Eddie and Lynn Padilla had been foster parents in the Village of Hope, an orphanage located in the Atlas Mountains east of the capital of Rabat, where they were raising two Moroccan orphan boys under the age of two.

    Expelled in Morocco


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