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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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Tunis, Rajab 28, 1437, May 5, 2016, SPA -- Arab Maghrib Union today elected Altayyib Albakkoosh, Tunisia's former foreign minister, as its new Secretary General replacing Alhabeeb bin Yahya whose tenure has come to an end.
undersecretary for near and far-east and the Arab Maghrib, Andreas Michaeles,
D, representing the entire Islamic civilization and art from Samarkand and China in the East to the Arab Maghrib and Andalusia in the West.

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