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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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The king founded the school, which is named after him, and it is attended by students from Africa and Europe."The king is very committed to containing fundamentalist tendencies and this is a very significant place, not only for Morocco, but for all of the Magreb," Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti told reporters at a briefing on the trip on Thursday.
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