a city in and the capital of Mauritania, on the W coast.
[mawr-i-tey-nee-uh] /ˌmɔr ɪˈteɪ ni ə/
Official name Islamic Republic of Mauritania. a republic in W Africa, largely in the Sahara Desert: formerly a French colony; a member of the French Community 1958–66; independent 1960. 418,120 sq. mi. (1,082,931 sq. km).
the capital of Mauritania, near the Atlantic coast: replaced St Louis as capital in 1957; situated on important caravan routes. Pop: 559 000 (2002 est)
a republic in NW Africa, on the Atlantic: established as a French protectorate in 1903 and a colony in 1920; gained independence in 1960; lies in the Sahara; contains rich resources of iron ore. Official language: Arabic; Fulani, Soninke, Wolof, and French are also spoken. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: ouguiya. Capital: Nouakchott. Pop: 3 437 610 (2013 est). Area: 1 030 700 sq km (398 000 sq miles) Official name Islamic Republic of Mauritania
[noo-guh t, noo-gah] /ˈnu gət, ˈnu gɑ/ noun 1. a chewy or brittle candy containing almonds or other nuts and sometimes fruit. /ˈnuːɡɑː; ˈnʌɡət/ noun 1. a hard chewy pink or white sweet containing chopped nuts, cherries, etc n. “sweetmeat of almonds and other nuts,” 1827, from French nougat (18c.), from Provençal nougat “cake made […]
[noo-guh-teen] /ˌnu gəˈtin/ noun 1. a chocolate-coated .
/ˈnɔːtɪz/ plural noun 1. (informal) the years from 2000 to 2009 noun the time period 2000 to 2009 Word Origin from nought ‘zero’ Usage Note used with the
[noo-mey-uh] /nuˈmeɪ ə/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of New Caledonia, on the SW coast. [kal-i-doh-nee-uh, -dohn-yuh] /ˌkæl ɪˈdoʊ ni ə, -ˈdoʊn yə/ noun 1. an island in the S Pacific, about 800 miles (1290 km) E of Australia. 6224 sq. mi. (16,120 sq. km). 2. an overseas territory of France comprising […]