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Fès

 (fĕs)
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Fès

(fɛs) or

Fez

n
(Placename) a city in N central Morocco, traditional capital of the north: became an independent kingdom in the 11th century, at its height in the 14th century; religious centre; university (850). Pop: 664 000 (2003)
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Noun1.Fes - a city in north central Morocco; religious center
Al-Magrib, Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
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