Maghreb

or Ma·ghrib

[ muhg-ruhb ]
/ ˈmʌg rəb /

noun

the Arabic name for the NW part of Africa, generally including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and sometimes Libya.

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Maghreb

Maghrib

/ (ˈmʌɡrəb) /

noun

NW Africa, including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and sometimes Libya

Word Origin for Maghreb

from Arabic, literally: the West
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