[rab-ee, ruh-bat] /ˈræb i, rəˈbæt/
a sleeveless, backless, vestlike garment extending to the waist, worn by a cleric beneath the clerical collar, especially in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches.
[rab-uh t] /ˈræb ət/
a piece of unglazed and imperfectly fired pottery, used for polishing hard surfaces.
[rah-baht, ruh-] /rɑˈbɑt, rə-/
a seaport in and the capital of Morocco, in the NW part.
[muh-rok-oh] /məˈrɒk oʊ/
French Maroc. Spanish Marruecos. a kingdom in NW Africa: formed from a sultanate that was divided into two protectorates (French Morocco and Spanish Morocco) and an international zone. 172,104 sq. mi. (445,749 sq. km).
former name of .
(lowercase) a fine, pebble-grained leather, originally made in Morocco from goatskin tanned with sumac.
(lowercase) any leather made in imitation of this.
the capital of Morocco, in the northwest on the Atlantic coast, served by the port of Salé: became a military centre in the 12th century and a Corsair republic in the 17th century. Pop: 673 000 (2003)
a kingdom in NW Africa, on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic: conquered by the Arabs in about 683, who introduced Islam; at its height under Berber dynasties (11th–13th centuries); became a French protectorate in 1912 and gained independence in 1956. It is mostly mountainous, with the Atlas Mountains in the centre and the Rif range along the Mediterranean coast, with the Sahara in the south and southeast; an important exporter of phosphates. Official language: Arabic; Berber and French are also widely spoken. Official religion: (Sunni) Muslim. Currency: dirham. Capital: Rabat. Pop: 32 649 130 (2013 est). Area: 458 730 sq km (177 117 sq miles) French name Maroc
Moroccan capital, from Arabic ar-ribat, from ribat “fortified monastery.”
“kind of fine flexible leather,” 1630s, short for Morocco leather, from Morocco, the country in northwest Africa, where the tanned leather first was made.
country in northwest Africa, from Italian, from Berber Marrakesh (properly the name of the city of Marrakesh), from Arabic Maghrib-al-Aqca “Extreme West.” Cf. French Maroc, German Marokko. In English, the first vowel has been altered, apparently by influence of Moor. Related: Moroccan.
Kingdom in northwestern Africa with coasts on the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea; it is bordered by Algeria to the east and the western Sahara to the south. Its largest city is Casablanca, and its capital is Rabat.
[ruh-bah-toh, -bey-] /rəˈbɑ toʊ, -ˈbeɪ-/ noun, plural rabatos. 1. a wide, stiff collar of the 17th century, worn flat over the shoulders or open in front and standing at the back. 2. a stiff frame of wire or wood worn in the 17th century as a support for a ruff or stand-up collar. /rəˈbɑːtəʊ/ noun […]
[rah-boul, ruh-, rah-boul] /rɑˈbaʊl, rə-, ˈrɑ baʊl/ noun 1. a seaport on NE New Britain island, in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea. noun 1. the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea, in the W central Pacific Ocean. About 14,600 sq. mi. (37,814 sq. km). Capital: Rabaul. 2. a city in central […]
[rab-uh n, ruh-bahn; Sephardic Hebrew, Ashkenazic Hebrew rah-bahn] /ˈræb ən, rəˈbɑn; Sephardic Hebrew, Ashkenazic Hebrew rɑˈbɑn/ noun, plural rabbanim [ruh-bah-nim, rah-buh-neem; Sephardic Hebrew rah-bah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew rah-buh-nim, rah-baw-nim] /rəˈbɑ nɪm, ˌrɑ bəˈnim; Sephardic Hebrew rɑ bɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌrɑ bəˈnɪm, rɑˈbɔ nɪm/ (Show IPA). Judaism. 1. master; teacher (used as a term of address and […]
[rab-uh] /ˈræb ə/ noun 1. the ancient Biblical capital of the Ammonite kingdom east of the Jordan River. 2. a city in Judah, near Jerusalem. or Rab’bath, great. (1.) “Rabbath of the children of Ammon,” the chief city of the Ammonites, among the eastern hills, some 20 miles east of the Jordan, on the southern […]