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EtymologyEdit

Noun of place from the verb رَكَزَ(rakaza, to plant (a flag) in the ground, to settle quietly and remain), from the root ر ك ز(r-k-z).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

مَرْكَز or مَرْكِز (markaz or markizm (plural مَرَاكِز(marākiz))

  1. (literally) place where the flag is planted in the ground
  2. center, midst
  3. base, headquarters
  4. camp, bivouac
  5. capital, chief town of a province
  6. seat, residence
  7. railway station
  8. (earthquake) epicenter

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