Mauritania

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

Definition of Mauritania

  1. country in northwestern Africa that borders on the Atlantic north of the Senegal River, is crossed by the Tropic of Cancer in the north, and is largely covered by the western extremity of the Sahara; a republic within the French Community, formerly a territory; capital Nouakchott area 397,955 square miles (1,030,807 square kilometers), population 3,537,368

Mauritanian

play \ˌmȯr-ə-ˈtā-nē-ən, ˌmär-, -nyən\ adj or noun

Variants of mauritania

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Mauritanie

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MAURITANIA Defined for English Language Learners

Mauritania

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

Definition of Mauritania for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa


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