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Mauritius

Mau·ri·tius

 (mô-rĭsh′əs, -ē-əs)
An island country in the southwest Indian Ocean comprising the island of Mauritius and several small dependencies in the Mascarene Islands. Originally uninhabited, the islands were probably known to Arab and Malay traders in the Middle Ages. Mauritius was controlled by the Dutch (1598-1710), the French (1715-1810), and the British (after 1814) before independence was achieved in 1968. It became a republic in 1992. Port Louis is the capital and the largest city.

Mau·ri′tian adj. & n.
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Mauritian

(məˈrɪʃən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Mauritius
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mauritian - a native or inhabitant of Mauritius
Mauritius, Republic of Mauritius - a parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius
aborigine, indigen, indigene, native, aboriginal - an indigenous person who was born in a particular place; "the art of the natives of the northwest coast"; "the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students"
Adj.1.Mauritian - of or related to the island or country of Mauritius or its inhabitantsMauritian - of or related to the island or country of Mauritius or its inhabitants; "Mauritanian tropical fish"
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Translations

Mauritian

[məˈrɪʃən]
A. ADJmauriciano
B. Nmauriciano/a m/f
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Mauritian

[məˈrɪʃən]
adjmauricien(ne)
nMauricien(ne) m/f
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