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Numidia

[noo-mid-ee-uh, nyoo-] /nuˈmɪd i ə, nyu-/
noun
1.
an ancient country in N Africa, corresponding roughly to modern Algeria.
Related forms
Numidian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for numidian

Numidia

/njuːˈmɪdɪə/
noun
1.
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

Numidian

/njuːˈmɪdɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Numidia or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Numidia
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Word Origin and History for numidian

Numidia

ancient region in North Africa, roughly corresponding to modern Algeria, Latin, named for its inhabitants, the Numidians, whose name is related to nomad (n.).

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