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Western Sahara

geographical name

Definition of Western Sahara

  1. territory NW Africa; formerly a Spanish possession, divided 1975 between Mauritania, which gave up its claim in August 1979, & Morocco, which subsequently occupied the entire territory area 102,703 square miles (266,001 square kilometers), pop 416,500

Western Saharan adjective


Variants of western sahara

or formerly Spanish Sahara

Rhymes with western sahara


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