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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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In the case of the Middle East and the Mahgreb it ignores the decision of imperialistic Britain and France to renege on the agreements of independence they made with the Middle East Arabs in return for entering World War I on their side against the imperialist Ottomans and Germans.
Au cours de cette balade musicale atypique, le visiteur est subitement propulse au Mahgreb sur les traces des sources de transmission de la musique arabe.
However, days later, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Mahgreb (AQIM) released a statement that it will avenge the purportedly 46 Uyghur deaths from the 7/5 riots by targeting the estimated 50,000 Chinese workers in Algeria and elsewhere in Northern Africa.
Last month Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Mahgreb (AQIM) for the first time claimed responsibility for recent attacks in Tunisia, including an assault in May on the home of the interior minister that left four security guards dead.
Mahgreb - North Africa 227 Algeria 227 Structure of the ESI 227 Generation 227 Transmission 228 Distribution 228 Market Structure 228 Egypt 230 Structure of the ESI 230 Generation 230 Transmission 231 Distribution 231 Market Structure 232 Libya 234 Structure of the ESI 234 Generation 234 Transmission 234 Distribution 235 Market Structure 235 Mauritania 236 Structure of the ESI 236 Generation 236 Transmission and Distribution 236 Market Structure 236 Morocco 238 Structure of the ESI 238 Generation 238 Transmission 239 Distribution 239 Market Structure 239 Sudan 242 Structure of the ESI 242 Generation 242 Transmission and Distribution 243 Market Structure 243 Tunisia 244 Structure of the ESI 244 Generation 244 Transmission 244 Distribution 244 Market Structure 244 6.
Foreign Secretary David Miliband proposed a "version of the European Free Trade Association that could gradually bring the countries of the Mahgreb, the Middle East and Eastern Europe in line with the single market, not as an alternative to membership, but potentially as a step towards it.
Il s'agit en second lieu de veiller a l'ordre dans les alentours de ces sites car l'encombrement autour de ces sources provoque parfois des incidents et des echauffourees surtout a l'approche de l'appel a la priere du Mahgreb.
with the spread into Mali of Al-Qaeda in the Mahgreb, as the North African affiliate is known.
Seeking to make this more of a reality, he told Gulf News that he will convene a conference of young people from Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya -- "the three Arab countries of the Mahgreb which have all gone through revolutions and liberation".
AMG has established a number of international companies specialising in media and communications, including International Publicity Services, a London-based advertising agency for the Middle East and North Africa, and Arab International Publicity Services, its sister agency based in Tripoli for Libya and the Mahgreb.