Mauretania

geographical name Mau·re·ta·nia \ˌmȯr-ə-ˈtā-nē-ə, ˌmär-, -nyə\
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Mauritania

\ˌmȯr-ə-ˈtā-nē-ə, ˌmär-, -nyə\play

Definition of Mauretania

  1. ancient country in northern Africa west of Numidia in modern Morocco and western Algeria

Mauretanian

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Mauritanian

play \-nē-ən, -nyən\ adj or noun

MAURETANIA Defined for English Language Learners

Mauretania

geographical name Mau·re·ta·nia \ˌmȯr-ə-ˈtā-nē-ə, ˌmär-, -nyə\

Definition of Mauretania for English Language Learners

  • : country of ancient Africa


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