Definitions

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

  • The capital and largest city of Mauritius, in the northwest part of the island on the Indian Ocean. It was founded c. 1735.

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  • proper noun The capital of Mauritius.

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  • noun capital and chief port of Mauritius; located on the northwestern coast of the island

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Examples

  • Under the pact signed in Port Louis, Mauritius, Vodafone paid Essar, but withheld an additional $883 million as tax to be paid to the Indian government.

    Essar to Seek Tax Refund in Vodafone Deal

  • Inspired by the Arab uprisings, activists in Mauritius have created a Facebook initiative with the aim of gathering 15,000 of the country's youth in Port Louis on September 11 to call for political and economic reform.

    Ahmed Shihab-Eldin: Inspired by Arab Spring, Mauritius Youth Plan Protests

  • "U.S. foreclosures are continuing apace," Stiglitz told a conference near Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, today.

    Stiglitz: Expect 2 Million U.S. Foreclosures This Year

  • For instance, doing a story out of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, I purposely avoided factories in the capital, Port Louis, instead traveling to the less well known but more picturesquely named Curepipe, so my dateline could read: CUREPIPE, Mauritius.

    The House at Sugar Beach

  • For instance, doing a story out of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, I purposely avoided factories in the capital, Port Louis, instead traveling to the less well known but more picturesquely named Curepipe, so my dateline could read: CUREPIPE, Mauritius.

    The House at Sugar Beach

  • From then until now, they have lived among the corrugated tin shacks of the slums of Port Louis in Mauritius, their lives scarred by extreme poverty, unemployment, drug and alcohol abuse, and diseases unknown in their previous island home.

    A Black and Disgraceful Site

  • For instance, doing a story out of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, I purposely avoided factories in the capital, Port Louis, instead traveling to the less well known but more picturesquely named Curepipe, so my dateline could read: CUREPIPE, Mauritius.

    The House at Sugar Beach

  • For instance, doing a story out of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, I purposely avoided factories in the capital, Port Louis, instead traveling to the less well known but more picturesquely named Curepipe, so my dateline could read: CUREPIPE, Mauritius.

    The House at Sugar Beach

  • Capital: name: Port Louis geographic coordinates: 20 09 S, 57 29 E time difference: UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

    Mauritius

  • Mauritiusname: Port Louis geographic coordinates: 20 09 S, 57 29 E time difference: UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

    Capital

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