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Indeed, the experiment has been tried in Mauritanian territory.The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays
But it was no longer Mora the Mauritanian; at least, her bronze complexion had disappeared!The Casque's Lark
He may have known that a Mauritanian is not a Negro nor black, but we cannot assume that he did.Shakespearean Tragedy
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The Roman legionaries were supported by numerous light-armed troops, and a powerful body of Mauritanian cavalry.
They have taken too good care of thy creature comforts, O sensual Mauritanian!
- of or relating to Mauritania, a republic in NW Africa, or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Mauritania
- a republic in NW Africa, on the Atlantic: established as a French protectorate in 1903 and a colony in 1920; gained independence in 1960; lies in the Sahara; contains rich resources of iron ore. Official language: Arabic; Fulani, Soninke, Wolof, and French are also spoken. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: ouguiya. Capital: Nouakchott. Pop: 3 437 610 (2013 est). Area: 1 030 700 sq km (398 000 sq miles)Official name: Islamic Republic of Mauritania