There are 2 definitions of Morocco in English:

Morocco

Line breaks: Mo|rocco
Pronunciation: /məˈrɒkəʊ
 
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  • A country in NW Africa, with coastlines on the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean; population 31,285,200 (est. 2009); languages, Arabic (official), Berber; capital, Rabat.

Conquered by the Arabs in the 7th century, Morocco later fell under French and Spanish influence, each country establishing protectorates in the early 20th century. It became an independent monarchy after the withdrawal of the colonial powers in 1956, the sultan becoming king

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Moroccan

adjective & noun
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  • For these Moroccans, it's providing materials for teaching English that has turned their language school business into a success.
  • The largest number of foreign workers in France come from Portugal, although Moroccans are the most numerous to apply for citizenship.
  • Now at the top of his game and to many Moroccans, a national hero, he has chosen a life away from the glamour that accompanies such fame.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 2 definitions of Morocco in English:

morocco

Line breaks: mo|rocco
Pronunciation: /məˈrɒkəʊ
 
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noun (plural moroccos)

[mass noun]
  • Fine flexible leather made (originally in Morocco) from goatskins tanned with sumac, used especially for book covers and shoes: a small fat volume bound in red morocco [as modifier]: morocco leather
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    • On the table lay a large open roll of morocco leather, containing rows of elegant little instruments in steel and ivory.
    • Hand-coloured, mounted and bound in red morocco with a cusped yellow leather border, the plates are prefaced by a manuscript dedication by Angelo to the Prince of Wales.
    • The Italian text was contained in a white morocco leather case bearing the Italian royal arms

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