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  • proper n. The territory of Western Sahara

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  • n. an area in northwestern Africa with rich phosphate deposits; under Moroccan control since 1992

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Examples

  • The nationalist Polisario Front launched an armed independence struggle against Spain in 1973, and Madrid eventually promised the people of what was then still known as the Spanish Sahara a referendum on the fate of the territory by the end of 1975.

    Stephen Zunes: Upsurge in Repression Challenges Nonviolent Resistance in Western Sahara

  • Formerly known as Spanish Sahara, it was a colony of Spain and shared a similar fate to Portuguese Timor (East Timor) when the colonial regime crumbled.

    NZ On Screen

  • You'll be able to hear the track 'Spanish Sahara' as it will air on radio for the first time tonight (Monday March 1st).www. foals.co.uk after 8pm.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Over the past year they've curated concerts featuring pieces by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and turntable-manipulating young composer Shiva Feshareki alongside Messiaen and John Cage, toured with Belle & Sebastian and recorded a new version of Foals' Spanish Sahara.

    When pop meets Prokofiev

  • I believe that in the early days when global temperatures were being systematically collected mid-late 1970's for analysis many were taken from places situated in 'hot' locations – a parking lot in Phoenix, Arizona, a weather buoy/station in mid-Atlantic, Spanish Sahara, Cario and similar places.

    Scientist Discusses Latest Report of Rising Global Temperatures | Universe Today

  • Morocco virtually annexed the northern two-thirds of Western Sahara (formerly Spanish Sahara) in 1976, and the rest of the territory in 1979, following Mauritania's withdrawal.

    Western Sahara country profile

  • The Western Sahara conflict dates back to 1975, when Spain withdrew from what was then known as Spanish Sahara.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Western SaharaMorocco virtually annexed the northern two-thirds of Western Sahara (formerly Spanish Sahara) in 1976, and the rest of the territory in 1979, following Mauritania's withdrawal.

    Background

  • Background: Morocco virtually annexed the northern two-thirds of Western Sahara (formerly Spanish Sahara) in 1976, and the rest of the territory in 1979, following Mauritania's withdrawal.

    Western Sahara

  • GovernmentCountry name: conventional long form: none conventional short form: Western Sahara former: Spanish Sahara

    Western Sahara

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