Definition of Mauritanie
1. Noun. A country in northwestern Africa with a provisional military government; achieved independence from France in 1960; largely western Sahara Desert.
Group relationships: Arab League
Generic synonyms: African Country, African Nation
Terms within: Nouakchott
Group relationships: Africa
Member holonyms: Mauritanian
Derivative terms: Mauritanian
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mauritanie
Literary usage of Mauritanie
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1. Population and Development: Directory of Non-governmental Organisations in by OECD Staff, OCDE, Oecd, Centre de développement de l'OCDE, Development Centre (1994)
"... Sante de la mere et de I'enfant: Mali, mauritanie, ... Soutien des actions dea ONG locales: Mali, mauritanie, ..."