Rabat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Rabat the capital of Morocco; located in the northwestern on the Atlantic coast
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rabat rȧ*bāt" (Eccl) A clerical linen collar.
    • n Rabat răb"ăt A polishing material made of potter's clay that has failed in baking.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rabat A kind of linen collar worn by some ecclesiastics, falling down upon the chest and leaving the neck exposed.
    • n rabat A polishing-material made from unglazed pottery which has failed in baking, used by marble-workers, etc.
    • rabat In geometry, to revolve about an axis in the horizontal or vertical plane of projection into that plane.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rabat ra-bä′ a neck-band with flaps worn by French ecclesiastics: a turned-down collar or ruff—(obs.) Rab′atine, Rabā′to.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. Cf. Rabato
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

Down the coast to Rabat.
"Murder in Any Degree" by Owen Johnson
Doubtless similar apartments for the hareem exist in the recesses of the palaces of Fez, Mequinez, Marrakesh and Rabat.
"Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond" by Budgett Meakin
All Gibraltar knew them; it was the same in Tangier, and the same in Rabat and Casablanca.
"Luna Benamor" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
In Rabat, unfortunately, almost all who were in the Kasbah prison died long ago.
"In the Tail of the Peacock" by Isabel Savory
It was consequently another couple of days before she came into the latitude of Rabat, the port for which she was making.
"King of the Air" by Herbert Strang
In a fortnight we came to Rabat upon the sea.
"The Turnstile" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
Every detail of our trip from Tangier to Rabat had been carefully planned to keep us in unbroken contact with civilization.
"In Morocco" by Edith Wharton
This was the means by which the gardens and vineyards of Rabat, and the city itself were delivered from this scourge, in 1779.
"Thalaba the Destroyer" by Robert Southey
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In news:

RABAT, Morocco—Morocco on Friday revoked the accreditation of a journalist working for the French news agency AFP after he wrote an article linking the palace to a political party competing in by-elections.
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco on Friday revoked the accreditation of a journalist working for the French news agency AFP after he wrote an article linking the palace to a political party competing in by-elections.
RABAT, Morocco — Morocco on Friday revoked the accreditation of a journalist working for the French news agency AFP after he wrote an article linking the palace to a political party competing in by-elections.
RABAT, Morocco — The buying frenzy begins around 6 pm Men throw elbows and shout, pushing to the front of the checkout line, clutching bottles of booze.
RABAT, Morocco— Islam preaches equality, yet in most Muslim countries a woman's place is determined by a man's will.
RABAT , Morocco — Moroccan security forces dismantled a cell recruiting young men to fight with al-Qaida-linked groups in northern Mali, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
But at the sound of the trickling fountain at the front door of Rabat, you are promised surcease and a little serenity.
RABAT, Morocco — Morocco has expelled 19 foreigners from the annexed territory of the Western Sahara , saying they were journalists who entered without permission.
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco has made progress in reducing the number of girls working as domestic servants but much more needs to be done, Human Rights Watch reported Thursday.
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — About 1,000 Moroccan judges held an unprecedented sit-in Saturday in front of the Supreme Court, calling for greater independence for the judiciary.
RABAT, Morocco — Morocco has made progress in reducing the number of girls working as domestic servants but much more needs to be done, Human Rights Watch reported Thursday.
Dozens of Moroccan and foreign activists demonstrated Friday in front of a Rabat courthouse where a Guinean advocate for sub-Saharan migrants in Morocco is being tried in what the demonstrators called part of a wider crackdown.
RABAT, Morocco, Sept 9— The bodies of 13 illegal would-be immigrants trying to reach Spain were found washed ashore on a Moroccan beach, the official news agency, MAP, said today.
RABAT, Morocco — Around 1,000 Moroccan judges held an unprecedented sit-in Saturday in front of the Supreme Court, calling for greater independence for the judiciary.
In this Aug 21, 2012 file photo photo provided by the Moroccan Royal Palace, Moroccan King Mohammed VI seen while riding a horse during a ceremony of allegiance in Rabat, Morocco .
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In science:

Centre National de l’Energie, des Sciences et des Techniques Nucl´eaires, B.P. 1382, R.P. 10001, Rabat, Morocco R.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee
Ghazlane Centre National de l’Energie, des Sciences et des Techniques Nucléaires, B.P. 1382, R.P. 10001, Rabat, Morocco R. E.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
Laboratoire de Physique des Semiconducteurs et de l ’ Energie Solaire (P.S.E.S.), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Rabat, P.O.
On the Structural and Optical Properties of Sputtered Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Thin Films
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