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Mauritania

geographical name \m-rē-tä-ˈnē\

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
Mau·ri·ta·ni·an \ˌmr-ə-ˈtā-nē-ən, ˌmär-, -nyən\ adjective or noun

Variants of MAURITANIA

Mauritania or French Mau·ri·ta·nie \m-rē-tä-ˈnē\
MAURITANIA Defined for Kids

Mauritania

geographical name Mau·ri·ta·nia \ˌmr-ə-ˈtā-nē-ə\

Definition of MAURITANIA for Kids

country NW Africa on the Atlantic; capital, Nouakchott

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