North Africa

[ nawrth-af-ri-kuh ]

  1. the northern part of Africa, especially the region north of the tropical rainforest and comprised of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and that part of Egypt west of the Gulf of Suez.

Origin of North Africa

First recorded in 1840–45

Other words from North Africa

  • North Af·rican, adjective, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for North Africa

North Africa

  1. the part of Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara: consists chiefly of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and N Egypt

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