A city of west-central Morocco in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Founded in 1062, it is a commercial center noted for its leatherwork.
Marrakesh Sentence Examples
When their amirs crossed the Straits it was to lead a jehad against the Christians and to return to their capital, Marrakesh.
The last representative of the line, Idris IV., "El Wathik," was reduced to the possession of Marrakesh, where he was murdered by a slave in 1269.
The most imposing view is to be obtained from the plain of Marrakesh, only some 1000 ft.
The best-known passes are: (I) The Bibawan in the upper Wad Sias basin (4150 ft.); (2) the Gindafi, giving access from Marrakesh to Tarudant, rugged and difficult, but low; (3) the Tagharat, difficult and little used, leading to the Dra'a valley (11,484 ft.); (4) the Glawi (7600 ft.); (5) Tizi n 'Tilghemt (7250 ft.), leading to Tafilet (Tafilalt) and the Wad Ghir.
MARRAKESH (erroneously MoRocco or Marocco City), one of the quasi-capitals of the sultanate of Morocco, Fez and Mequinez being the other two.