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. 2018

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Historical Examples of mauretanian

  • The great triclinia and sigma-tables of Mauretanian citron and ivory blazed with gold and silver.

    Darkness and Dawn

    Frederic W. Farrar

British Dictionary definitions for mauretanian


  1. of or relating to Mauretania, an ancient region of N Africa, or its inhabitants
  1. a native or inhabitant of Mauretania


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