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Marrakesh

or Marrakech

[mar-uh-kesh, mar-uh-kesh, muh-rah-kesh] /ˈmær əˌkɛʃ, ˌmær əˈkɛʃ, məˈrɑ kɛʃ/
noun
1.
a city in W Morocco.
Formerly Morocco.
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  • Whoever would understand marrakech must begin by mounting at sunset to the roof of the Bahia.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • Dark, fierce and fanatical are these narrow souks of marrakech.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • In this fabulous place it was my good luck to be lodged while I was at marrakech.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • A long way ahead loomed the line of the Djebilets, the Djinn-haunted mountains guarding marrakech on the north.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • When we drove up to his palace, one of the stateliest in marrakech, the street was thronged with clansmen and clients.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • The Almoravid princes who founded marrakech came from the black desert of Senegal; themselves were leaders of wild hordes.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
British Dictionary definitions for marrakech

Marrakech

/məˈrækɛʃ; ˌmærəˈkɛʃ/
noun
1.
a city in W central Morocco: several times capital of Morocco; tourist centre. Pop: 672 000 (2003)
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