American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of north-central Morocco northeast of Casablanca. The oldest part of the city was founded in the 9th century and reached the height of its influence in the mid-14th century. Population: 946,000.
- n. A city in Morocco.
“The name Fez means “pickaxe” in Arabic, as this was the primary implement used to construct the city, and legend has it that a golden pickaxe was discovered while the building was being done.”
“Perennial blogger Everything Morocco, a foreigner living in Fez, has recently posted about domestic violence in Morocco.”
“The above photograph was recently taken by blogger eatbees in Fez, with the following explanation:”
“The American Fondouk is an animal hospital in Fez, Morocco that was founded in the 1920s and is funded through the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA).”
“Finally, Dr. Biros wrote of his experiences on his last night in Fez:”
“All the tales I heard were purely local, but Fakhri Bey, a young Osmanli domiciled for some time in Fez and Mequinez, assured me that The Nights are still recited there.”
“If you still can't do that, their live DVD, Sideshow Fez, is probably the next closest thing.”
“Or what Engagements can he have left behind him in Fez equal to those he has to his Prince, who has”
“In my hometown of Fez, which is three hundred kilometers from the sea, we never knew that such a magical fish existed.”
“El Araids, or Larache, and Tangier are the maritime outlets for Fez, which is one of the three capitals of Morocco, the other two being Marrakesh and Meknes.”
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