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Mocha

(mō`kə), town (1990 est. pop. 2,000), S Yemen, a port on the Red Sea. It was noted for the export of the coffee to which it gave its name but declined as a trading port in the late 19th cent. with the rise of Hodeida and Aden.

mocha

a. a dark brown colour
b. (as adjective): mocha coffee

Mocha

, Mokha
a port in Yemen, on the Red Sea; in the former North Yemen until 1990: formerly important for the export of Arabian coffee. Pop.: about 2000 (1990 est.)
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