Definition of Mauritian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Mauritius.

Group relationships: Mauritius, Republic Of Mauritius
Generic synonyms: Aboriginal, Aborigine, Indigen, Indigene, Native

2. Adjective. Of or related to the island or country of Mauritius or its inhabitants. "Mauritanian tropical fish"
Exact synonyms: Mauritanian
Derivative terms: Mauritania, Mauritanian, Mauritius, Mauritius
Partainyms: Mauritius, Mauritius, Mauritius, Mauritius

Definition of Mauritian

1. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Mauritius, its people, or their language or culture. ¹

2. Noun. A person from Mauritius or of Mauritian descent. ¹

3. Proper noun. Mauritian Creole. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mauritian

Maurice Utrillo
Maurice Wilkins
Maurice de Vlaminck
Mauriceau's manoeuvre
Mauriceau-Levret manoeuvre
Mauritanian monetary unit
Mauritian Creole
Mauritian monetary unit
Mauritian rupee
Mauthner's cell
Mauthner's sheath
Mauthner's test
Mauthner neuron

Literary usage of Mauritian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"The majority of mauritian sugar is exported to the EU at guaranteed prices. ... In the light of this, it is clear that the mauritian industrial sector is ..."

2. A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa by James Backhouse (1844)
"A. ISLANDS belonging to the mauritian GOVERNMENT, with their GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS, SIZE and POPULATION, taken chiefly from the "Almanach de 1' Maurice," ..."

3. The Mauritius Register: Historical, Official & Commercial, Corrected to the by T. E. Palmer, G. T. Bradshaw, G. Clark (1859)
"The greatest, if not the only deficiency in the charm of a mauritian landscape, is the absence of that melody with which the feathered choristers of Europe ..."

4. The Cidaridae by Hubert Lyman Clark (1907)
"The only difference that can be detected between mauritian and Hawaiian specimens is that, in the latter, ..."

5. The Bedoons of Kuwait: "citizens Without Citizenship" by Human Rights Watch/Middle East, Aziz Abu-Habad (1995)
"When twenty mauritian women challenged their country's immigration and deportation ... Under the mauritian laws being challenged, an alien husband of a ..."

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