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Meaning: For Mauretania (present northern Morocco and western and central Algeria north of the Atlas Mountains), an ancient country in North Africa that existed as a tribal kingdom of the Berber Mauri people.
Pronunciation: maw-rih-TAWN-ee-ka

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