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Kenitra

Kenitra (kənēˈtrə) [key], city (1994 pop. 292,627), NW Morocco, on the Sebou River. It is a port exporting agricultural products. The city was built by the French and called by them Port Lyautey. American troops landed there in Nov., 1942, during World War II.

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