Mau·re·ta·ni·a (môr′ĭ-tānē-ə, -tānyə, mär′-)
An ancient district of the Roman Empire in present-day Morocco and Algeria. Settled by a Berber people, it was ruled by Rome from c. 100 BC to the fifth century AD.
Mau′re·tani·an adj. & n.
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