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Mauretania

[mawr-i-tey-nee-uh] /ˌmɔr ɪˈteɪ ni ə/
noun
1.
an ancient kingdom in NW Africa: it included the territory that is modern Morocco and part of Algeria.
Also, Mauritania.
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Mauretanian, adjective, noun
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Mauretania

/ˌmɒrɪˈteɪnɪə/
noun
1.
an ancient region of N Africa, corresponding approximately to the N parts of modern Algeria and Morocco
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