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Casablanca


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Alternate Name
Dar el Beida
Place Type
political
Description
Located on Atlantic Ocean; original town was destroyed by Portuguese in 15th cen.; flourished in 18th cen.; occupied by French 1907; was crucial strategic site in WW II; was seat of Anglo-United States summit in 1943; today is economic capital of Morocco.
Source
Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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