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Port Lou·is

 (lo͞o′ĭs, lo͞o′ē, lo͞o-ē′)
The capital and largest city of Mauritius, in the northwest part of the island on the Indian Ocean. It was founded c. 1735.

Port Louis

(ˈluːɪs; ˈluːɪ)
n
(Placename) the capital and chief port of Mauritius, on the NW coast on the Indian Ocean. Pop: 146 876 (2002 est)

Port` Lou′is

(ˈlu ɪs, ˈlu i)
n.
a seaport in and the capital of Mauritius, on the NW coast. 139,038.
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Noun1.Port Louis - capital and chief port of MauritiusPort Louis - capital and chief port of Mauritius; located on the northwestern coast of the island
Mauritius, Republic of Mauritius - a parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius
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The various races of men walking in the streets afford the most interesting spectacle in Port Louis.
We sailed from Port Louis, and, calling at the Cape of Good Hope, on the 8th of July, we arrived off St.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: grouping commands: chbs, epsm charoct, the faouE1/2t ch, ch port louis / riantec - coordinator: chbs - mapa study on psychosocial risks at chbs, the epsm charcot at the faouE1/2t ch, ch at port -louis / riantec.
Embassy in Port Louis is a hive of activity in a small package.
Port Louis (Mauritius): Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was sworn as president of Mauritius on Friday, becoming the first women to hold the ceremonial position in the Indian Ocean island nation.
Port Louis, May 31 (ONA) President Rajkeswur Purryag of the Republic of Mauritius received at the Mauritian Capital, Port Louis today Ambassador Mubarak bin Salim al-Zakwani who presented his credentials as the Sultanate's extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius.
Port Louis -- Prime Minister of Mauritius Sir Anerood Jugnauth received UAE ambassador to Pakistan and non-resident ambassador to Mauritius, Isa Abdullah Al Basha Al Nuaimi in Port Louis on Friday.
James and scout leader Ashley Wilson are heading to Geraldton, western Australia, to begin their challenge which involves rowing 3,600 miles across the Indian Ocean to Port Louis in Mauritius.
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Mauritian capital of Port Louis sits at the confluence of trade routes between Africa and Asia.
JUDO: Commonwealth Under-90kg bronze medallist Andy Burns won the African Open in Port Louis, Mauritius as Commonwealth champion and fellow Scot Louise Renicks took silver in the women's Under-52kg event.
Les judokas algeriens tenteront de mettre a profit les prochains championnats d'Afrique des nations qui auront lieu du 23 au 27 juin a Port Louis (Ele Maurice) pour marquer des points et ameliorer par la meme occasion leurs classements africain et mondial.
American diplomatic posts in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Amman, Cairo, Riyadh, Dhahran, Jeddah, Doha, Kuwait, Manama, Muscat, Sana'a and Tripoli and African missions in Antananarivo, Bujumbura, Djibouti, Khartoum, Kigali and Port Louis will remain closed.

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