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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mau•ri•tiusmɔˈrɪʃ əs, -ˈrɪʃ i əs(n.)

  1. an island in the Indian Ocean, E of Madagascar. 720 sq. mi. (1865 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. a republic consisting of this island and several other islands: formerly a British colony. 1,182,212; 788 sq. mi. (2040 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Cap.: Port Louis.

Mau•ri′tian(adj.; n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mauritian(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Mauritius

  2. Mauritanian, Mauritian(adj)

    of or related to the island or country of Mauritius or its inhabitants

    "Mauritanian tropical fish"


  1. Mauritian(Noun)

    A person from Mauritius or of Mauritian descent.

  2. Mauritian(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Mauritius, its people, or their language or culture.

    One of the official languages of Mauritius is Mauritian Creole.

  3. Mauritian(ProperNoun)

    Mauritian Creole.


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