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Mauritius

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geographical name Mau·ri·ti·us \mȯ-ˈri-sh(ē-)əs\

Definition of Mauritius

  1. island in Indian Ocean in cen Mascarenes; constitutes with Rodrigues & other dependencies a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations ∗ Port Louis area 720 square miles (1872 square kilometers), pop 1,210,196

Mau·ri·tian play \-ˈri-shən\ adjective or noun



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Mauritius

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geographical name Mau·ri·tius \mȯ-ˈri-sh(ē-)əs\

Definition of Mauritius

  1. island in Indian Ocean E of Madagascar; an independent country; capital, Port Louis




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