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Ma·ghreb

or Ma·ghrib  (mŭg′rəb)
A region of northwest Africa comprising the coastlands and the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.

Ma′ghreb·i adj.

Maghreb

(ˈmʌɡrəb) or

Maghrib

n
(Placename) NW Africa, including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and sometimes Libya
[from Arabic, literally: the West]

Ma•ghreb

or Ma•ghrib

(ˈmʌg rəb)

n.
NW Africa, considered to include Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and sometimes Libya.
Ma′ghre•bi, n., pl. -bis, -bi, adj.
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Noun1.Maghreb - the region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and TunisiaMaghreb - the region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia
Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
Al-Magrib, Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
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They were assured that proper lighting and cleanliness of the same would be arranged and that there would be no load shedding from first of Muharram to Ashura, right from time of Magrib prayers to 12 o clock at night, at the identified sites and centres.
The Magrib prayers around sunset marks the end of a day's fast.
The holy month of Ramzan is typically celebrated with large evening banquets, where families gather to break their day long fast after sunset and offering evening prayers, Magrib, followed by an Iftar dinner.
After the Magrib prayers, the ordinary workers, mainly expatriates, in and around Muttrah Souq don't leave to break their fast.
After the Iftar, Raf representatives and ministry officials will address the crowd after which Magrib, Isha and Tharaweeh prayers will be held at the premises.
His award-winning films include Magrib, Garshome, Paradeshi and Veeraputhran.
An hour or two after magrib prayers while I was sitting in the back yard of my home in Dubai more than 30 police personnel entered the house with their huge dogs," M.
But, in a dramatic development in 2007, the GSPC declared its allegiance to Osama bin Laden and renamed itself Qaidat al-jihad fi'il maghrib al-islami, better known by its French name of Al-Qaida au Magrib islamique (AQMI).