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Casablanca

[kas-uh-blang-kuh, kah-suh-blahng-kuh] /ˌkæs əˈblæŋ kə, ˌkɑ səˈblɑŋ kə/
noun
1.
a seaport in NW Morocco: wartime conference of Roosevelt and Churchill, January, 1943.
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Casablanca

/ˌkæsəˈblæŋkə/
noun
1.
a port in NW Morocco, on the Atlantic: largest city in the country; industrial centre. Pop: 3 523 000 (2003)
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Word Origin and History for Casablanca

city in Morocco, Spanish, literally "white house" (see casino, blank (adj.)).

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Casablanca definition


A romantic war adventure film from 1942, in which Humphrey Bogart plays a nightclub owner in Casablanca, Morocco, and Ingrid Bergman plays his former lover.

Note: Casablanca has a classic blend of love interest and international intrigue, and many lines from it are extremely familiar: “Here's looking at you, kid” (Bogart's toast to Bergman), and “Play it once, Sam — for old time's sake&ellipsis4; Play ‘As Time Goes By’” (Bergman's request to the pianist in Bogart's club), which is often misquoted as “Play it again, Sam.”

Casablanca definition


Largest city in Morocco. It is a port on the Atlantic Ocean.

Note: The city was the setting of Casablanca, a 1943 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
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