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Mek·nes

 (mĕk-nĕs′)
A city of northern Morocco west-southwest of Fez. A capital of Moroccan sultans after c. 1672, it was once known as "the Versailles of Morocco" for its palatial buildings and splendid gardens.

Meknès

(mɛkˈnɛs)
n
(Placename) a city in N central Morocco, in the Middle Atlas Mountains: noted for the making of carpets. Pop: 234 000 (2003)

Mek•nès

(mɛkˈnɛs)

n.
a city in N Morocco: former capital of Morocco. 530,171.
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J'ai rejoint la ville de Mekhnes pour des etudes en informatique de gestion au sein d'une ecole francaise d'enseignement technique et puis apres la ville de Fes pour une formation au centre de formation administratif relevant du ministere de l'interieur.
Ainsi six marches de gros dans les villes de Rabat, Marrakech, Mekhnes, Tetouan, Taza et Beni Mellal ont ete construits.