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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.
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Maghreb

(ˈmʌɡrəb) or

Maghrib

n
(Placename) NW Africa, including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and sometimes Libya
[from Arabic, literally: the West]
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Khaldun attempted to write a comprehensive, accurate, and scientific history for human society in the Maghribian region, and he presented human society and its history as a multifaceted entity that included political, economic, cultural, and religious elements (although for unclear reasons Khaldun did not write explicitly about this multifaceted-ness).
When they had applauded his Indigenes [Days of Glory, 2006], a few years earlier in that same Palais de Festivals, those people nostalgic for colonialism turned a blind eye to the calls for freedom expressed by the Maghribian infantrymen who had contributed with their life's blood to free France from Nazism.
This was also the case of the Maghribian students in our sample, although both groups grounded their views on different arguments.