Definition of Mauritania
country NW Africa bordering on the Atlantic N of Senegal River; a republic within the French Community, formerly a territory ∗ Nouakchott area 397,955 square miles (1,030,807 square kilometers), pop 3,200,000
Variants of mauritania
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