Nouakchott

[ nwahk-shot ]
/ nwɑkˈʃɒt /

noun

a city in and the capital of Mauritania, on the W coast.

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British Dictionary definitions for Nouakchott

Nouakchott
/ (French nwakʃɔt) /

noun

the capital of Mauritania, near the Atlantic coast: replaced St Louis as capital in 1957; situated on important caravan routes. Pop: 559 000 (2002 est)
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