from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A city of west-central Morocco in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Founded in 1062, it is a commercial center noted for its leatherwork.
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- noun a city in western Morocco; tourist center
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Anne Applebaum sets the kingdom as a model for “slow but profound transformation from traditional monarchy to constitutional monarchy, acquiring along the way real political parties, a relatively free press, new political leaders — the mayor of Marrakesh is a 33-year-old woman — and a set of family laws that strive to be compatible both with sharia and international conventions on human rights.”
One such result was the election of a woman to the position of mayor in Marrakesh for the very first time.
One such result was the election of a woman to the position of mayor in Marrakesh [...] 29 June 2009, 3: 03 am
The best part about Marrakesh is the main square that is always full of action and noise.
The good weather continued in Marrakesh and where we spent three nights at the Riad Hamza.
We spent our last night in Marrakesh at Riad Doha as the Hamza was fully booked.
I am building a house in Marrakesh in the middle of an olive grove.
The origins of the word Marrakesh have been debated over the years, but chances are it seems to have come from the Berber word mur (n) akush - roughly translated to mean Land of God.
[...] a relatively free press, new political leaders — the mayor of Marrakesh is a 33-year-old woman — and a set of family laws that strive to be compatible both with sharia and international [...] 11 September 2009, 12: 18 pm
In August, I’d be clubbing in Marrakesh with Moroccan friends, drinking and dancing; as soon as Ramadan started, I was the black sheep.