from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital of Morocco, on the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Casablanca. Settled in ancient times, it became a Muslim fortress c. 700. It is a minor port and has textile industries. Population: 1,620,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of Morocco.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A clerical linen collar.
  • n. A kind of clerical scarf fitted to a collar.


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