[mawr-i-tey-nee-uh] /ˌmɔr ɪˈteɪ ni ə/
an ancient kingdom in NW Africa: it included the territory that is modern Morocco and part of Algeria.
of or relating to Mauretania, an ancient region of N Africa, or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Mauretania
an ancient region of N Africa, corresponding approximately to the N parts of modern Algeria and Morocco
/ˈmɑːuːriː/ noun 1. (NZ) the life force or essence of the emotions
[maw-ryahk] /mɔˈryɑk/ noun 1. François [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1885–1970, French novelist: Nobel prize 1952. /French mɔrjak/ noun 1. François (frɑ̃swa). 1885–1970, French novelist, noted esp for his psychological studies of the conflict between religious belief and human desire. His works include Le désert de l’amour (1925), Thérèse Desqueyroux (1927), and Le nœud de vipères […]
[math-uh-suh n] /ˈmæθ ə sən/ noun 1. Peter, 1927–2014, U.S. novelist and travel writer.
- Maurice ravel
[ruh-vel; French ra-vel] /rəˈvɛl; French raˈvɛl/ noun 1. Maurice Joseph [moh-rees zhaw-zef] /moʊˈris ʒɔˈzɛf/ (Show IPA), 1875–1937, French composer.