Meknes
geographical name city N Morocco WSW of Fez; former capital of Morocco population 248,369

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • MEKNÈS — MEKNÈS, town in morocco . Jews settled in the region of Meknès before the advent of islam . A Hebrew inscription has been found and the remains of a synagogue were uncovered in the excavations of Volubilis, which is near Meknès. A kinah of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • MEKNÈS — Chef lieu de province du Maroc situé au nord ouest, sur le plateau du Saïs, au sud du djebel Zerhoun, à 60 kilomètres à l’ouest de Fès; le nom de Meknès est issu de la tribu arabe des Meknassa, venue camper sur le plateau vers le Xe siècle. Sa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Meknès —   [mɛk nɛs], Stadt in Marokko, im nördlichen Vorland des Mittleren Atlas, am Oued Boufekrane, 530 m über dem Meeresspiegel, 465 100 Einwohner; Verwaltungssitz der Wirtschaftsregion Mitte Süd; Bildungszentrum u. a. mit Militärakademie, Musikschule …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Meknès — [mek nes′] city in NC Morocco: pop. 401,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Meknès — /mek nes /, n. a city in N Morocco: former capital of Morocco. 244,520. * * * City (pop., 1994: 459,958), north central Morocco. It was one of Morocco s four imperial cities, founded in the 10th century by a Berber tribe. Originally a group of… …   Universalium

  • Meknes — Minaret der Medersa Bou Inania Mosaik am Stadttor Bab Mansour Meknès (arabisch ‏ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meknes — Original name in latin Mekns Name in other language Mekinez, Meknes, Mekns, mei ke nei si, mekunesu, mknas, mqns, Мекнес State code MA Continent/City Africa/Casablanca longitude 33.89352 latitude 5.54727 altitude 531 Population 545705 Date 2012… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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