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MAURITIUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Mauritius mean? 

MAURITIUS (noun)
  The noun MAURITIUS has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: MAURITIUS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MAURITIUS (noun)


Sense 1Mauritius [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Mauritius; Republic of Mauritius

Instance hypernyms:

country; land; state (the territory occupied by a nation)

Meronyms (parts of "Mauritius"):

Port Louis (capital and chief port of Mauritius; located on the northwestern coast of the island)

Meronyms (members of "Mauritius"):

Mauritian (a native or inhabitant of Mauritius)

Holonyms ("Mauritius" is a part of...):

Mauritius (an island in the southwestern Indian Ocean)


Sense 2Mauritius [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An island in the southwestern Indian Ocean

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Meronyms (parts of "Mauritius"):

Mauritius; Republic of Mauritius (a parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius)

Holonyms ("Mauritius" is a part of...):

Indian Ocean (the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the East and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south)


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