North Africa


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North Africa

A region of northern Africa generally considered to include the modern-day countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and often Sudan.

North African adj. & n.

North Africa

n
(Placename) the part of Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara: consists chiefly of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and N Egypt

North′ Af′rica


n.
the northern part of Africa, esp. the region between the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert.
North′ Af′rican, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.North Africa - an area of northern Africa between the Sahara and the Mediterranean SeaNorth Africa - an area of northern Africa between the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea
Numidia - an ancient kingdom (later a Roman province) in North Africa in an area corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria
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
Translations
Severní Afrika
Nordafrika
Pohjois-Afrikka
Sjeverna Afrika
北アフリカ
북아프리카
Nordafrika
อัฟริกาเหนือ
Bắc Phi

North Africa

nAfrique f du NordNorth African
adjnord-africain(e)
nNord-Africain(e) m/f

North Africa

nl'Africa del Nord

North Africa

شِمَالُ أفْرِيقْيَا Severní Afrika Nordafrika Nordafrika Βόρεια Αφρική África del Norte Pohjois-Afrikka Afrique du Nord Sjeverna Afrika Nordafrica 北アフリカ 북아프리카 Noord-Afrika Nord-Afrika Afryka Północna África do Norte, Norte de África северная Африка Nordafrika อัฟริกาเหนือ Kuzey Afrika Bắc Phi 北非
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