Numidia

[ noo-mid-ee-uh, nyoo- ]
/ nuˈmɪd i ə, nyu- /

noun

an ancient country in N Africa, corresponding roughly to modern Algeria.

Related forms

Nu·mid·i·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for numidian (1 of 2)

Numidian

/ (njuːˈmɪdɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Numidia or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Numidia

British Dictionary definitions for numidian (2 of 2)

Numidia

/ (njuːˈmɪdɪə) /

noun

an ancient country of N Africa, corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria: flourished until its invasion by Vandals in 429; chief towns were Cirta and Hippo Regius
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