Mauritius

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

Definition of Mauritius

  1. island in the Indian Ocean in the central Mascarenes located east of Madagascar; constitutes with Rodrigues and other dependencies a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations; capital Port Louis area 720 square miles (1872 square kilometers), population 1,237,091

Mauritian

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MAURITIUS Defined for English Language Learners

Mauritius

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

Definition of Mauritius for English Language Learners

  • : island country in the Indian Ocean



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