Definitions

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  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Mauritius, its people, or their language or culture.
  • noun A person from Mauritius or of Mauritian descent.
  • proper noun Mauritian Creole.

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  • adjective of or related to the island or country of Mauritius or its inhabitants
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Mauritius

Etymologies

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Mauritius +‎ -an

Examples

  • On my street for instance, My household being of Mauritian origin with ancestors from the Indian subcontinent, we have two Euro-Canadian families as immediate neighbours.

    Multiculturalism: Mr Cameron's crude caricature solves no problems | Observer editorial

  • So I picked up the platter of anemone shells and tortoise shells and quail egg shells left over from the Mauritian bouillabaisse and tipped them over his balding head.

    Dinner at the Harmony Restaurant

  • On this first course: eight hopefuls with dishes that range from Mauritian influences, bream with "big, bold flavours", a Gallic crostini, a pudding from a quantum physicist who likes to experiment, and someone who got through the audition process with a lamb dish that swapped mint sauce for "eucalyptus foam".

    TV highlights 17/01/2012

  • Emmanuel pushed the Mauritian hard on the chest to stop him and Vincent flew back.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • The French Mauritian couple smiled from the deck of a sailboat in one of the silver-framed photos lying on the carpet.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • Their ranks included an elderly Mauritian women and her granddaughter, Stan and Mary Cameron and the infamous gambler and wastrel Gerald Haxton, American-born lover of the English novelist Somerset Maugham.

    The Wolf That Ravaged the Pacific

  • Their ranks included an elderly Mauritian women and her granddaughter, Stan and Mary Cameron and the infamous gambler and wastrel Gerald Haxton, American-born lover of the English novelist Somerset Maugham.

    The Wolf That Ravaged the Pacific

  • Why was the French Mauritian so desperate to please van Niekerk?

    Let The Dead Lie

  • Their ranks included an elderly Mauritian women and her granddaughter, Stan and Mary Cameron and the infamous gambler and wastrel Gerald Haxton, American-born lover of the English novelist Somerset Maugham.

    The Wolf That Ravaged the Pacific

  • Shane du Barrie, the Briton of Mauritian descent of founded the Facebook group, says he was “astounded” and “upset” when he came across the images.

    2008 August 20 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

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