or Mau·ri·ta·ni·a

Related formsMau·re·ta·ni·an, adjective, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of mauretania

  • The stronghold in Mali was to be the centerpiece of a larger Qaeda emirate across the Sahel from Mauretania to Nigeria.

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    Al Qaeda Comeback

    Bruce Riedel

    April 12, 2013

Historical Examples of mauretania

British Dictionary definitions for mauretania


  1. an ancient region of N Africa, corresponding approximately to the N parts of modern Algeria and Morocco
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