from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital and largest city of Mauritania, in the western part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It was chosen as the capital in 1957.

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  • proper noun The capital of Mauritania.

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  • noun capital of Mauritania; located in western Mauritania near the Atlantic coast


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