Definition for mauritania (2 of 2)
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In Mauritania, Chinguetti once flourished with scholars, pilgrims, and religious leaders.
They were from places like Yemen, Saudi Arabia and even as far as Mauritania.
He was flown back to Libya by private jet on Wednesday after protracted negotiations with Mauritania.What Does Gaddafi’s Ex-Spy Chief Know About Lockerbie?|The Telegraph|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His Senegalese father married his mother, who is from Mauritania, and then emigrated to France.‘The Intouchables’: Omar Sy on the Movie and His Success|Lorenza Muñoz|May 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mauritania Tingitana, from the river Mulucha to the Atlantic ocean.A Manual of Ancient History|A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
The Romans, in the time of Nero, had tables made of citron-wood brought from Mauritania; they were varnished with purple and gold.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
The name of his kingdom was Mauritania, now called Morocco, where he owned a thousand flocks, and orchards with apples of gold.Gods and Heroes|R. E. Francillon
Then, returning to the lodging house Mauritania with Smelkoff, of giving him poison in his drink, and thereby causing his death.Resurrection|Leo Tolstoy
To the south of Mauritania or Barbary is Getulia, a rough and savage region, inhabited by a wild and wandering people.