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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient district of the Roman Empire in present-day Morocco and Algeria. Settled by a Berber people, it was ruled by Rome from c. 100 B.C. to the fifth century A.D.

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  • proper n. An ancient Berber kingdom on the Mediterranean coast of north Africa which was annexed by the Romans.


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