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Mogador

[mog-uh-dawr, -dohr; French maw-ga-dawr] /ˌmɒg əˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr; French mɔ gaˈdɔr/
noun
1.
former name of Essaouira.
2.
(lowercase). Also, mogadore. a ribbed fabric of silk or rayon warp and cotton or linen filling, used for neckties.
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  • Ordinarily they are to be bought for five pounds and less in Mogador.

  • We shall be fed, fattened, and sold, and perhaps be taken to Mogador.

    The Boy Slaves Mayne Reid
  • According to Jackson, in 1739 they covered the whole surface of the ground from Tangiers to Mogador.

    The Insect World Louis Figuier
  • We want some merchant to buy us, and take us to Mogador, where we may find friends to ransom us.

    The Boy Slaves Mayne Reid
  • Ha-ha is the name of the province in which Mogador is situated; it is also the name of the tribe.

    Mogreb-el-Acksa R. B. Cunninghame Graham
  • In very little time they were standing on the deck of the "Mogador."

  • One Mogador Jew recently brought another before their Governor to recover a sum equal to about 6d.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • But if there was a ganbowt in Mogador Awbr, awd put a bit on it, aw would.

    Captain Brassbound's Conversion George Bernard Shaw
  • Mogador is a seedling from this rose, and is, perhaps, an improvement on it.

    The Book of Roses Francis Parkman
  • Yes; I did think that they might take it to Mogador, and that they would let me go along with them.

    The Boy Slaves Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for Mogador

Mogador

/ˌmɒɡəˈdɔː; French mɔɡadɔr/
noun
1.
the former name (until 1956) of Essaouira
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