mauritius

  1. a parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius
  2. an island in the southwestern Indian Ocean

Mauritius

HMS Mauritius was a British cruiser of the Fiji Class of 8000 tons displacement launched in 1939. She carried a complement of 980. Four Admiralty 3-drum type boilers provided a top speed of 31.5 knots. Armaments consisted of nine or twelve 6-inch guns; eight 4-inch anti-aircraft guns; either between 16 and 41 2-pounder pompom guns or 40 mm anti-air...
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Mauritius

[disambiguation] Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, but may also refer to: ...
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Mauritius

[n] - a parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius 2. [n] - an island in the southwestern Indian Ocean
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Mauritius

Island country in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. Government The 1968 constitution, amended in 1969 and 1991, provides for a parliamentary form of government with a single-chamber...
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mauritius

One of the indian ocean islands, east of madagascar. Its capital is port louis. It was discovered by the portugese in 1505, occupied by the dutch 1598-1710, held by the french 1715-1810 when the british captured it, formally ceded to the british in 1814, and became independent in 1968. It was named by the dutch in honor of maurice of nassau, prince...
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Mauritius

Republic of Mauritius noun a parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius
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Mauritius

island country, the central independent island state of the Mascarene group, lying about 500 miles (800 km) east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. ... [23 related articles]
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Mauritius

Mauritius (môrish'ēus, –us) , officially Republic of Mauritius, republic (2005 est. pop. 1,231,000), 790 sq mi (2,046 sq km), in the SW Indian Ocean. It is part of the Mascarene Islands, c.500 mi (800 km) E of Madagascar. The island of Rodriguez and two groups of small islands,...
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Mauritius

Island country in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. Government Mauritius is a multiparty parliamentary democracy, with a prime ministerial political executive. The 1968 constitution, amended in 1969 and 1991, provides for a parliamentary form of government with a single-chamber legislative as...
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Mauritius

[play] Mauritius is a play which opened on Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre on October 4, 2007, and closed November 25, 2007. Written by Theresa Rebeck, previously a Pulitzer Prize for Drama-nominee, the play was her Broadway debut. It is about two sisters who inherit a stamp collection which might be worth a fortune. The title refers to th...
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Mauritius

Mauritius (s; Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius (République de Maurice), is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about {convert|2000|km|mi} off the southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the island of Mauritius, Rodrigues ({convert|560|km|mi} east), the islands of Agalega and the archipelago of Saint Brandon. ...
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Mauritius

[Commonwealth realm] The Commonwealth realm of Mauritius, officially known as `Mauritius`, was a predecessor to the modern-day Republic of Mauritius and an independent state that existed between 1968 and 1992. When British rule ended in 1968, the Mauritius Independence Act 1968 transformed the British Crown Colony of Mauritius into an indep...
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