adjective or noun see Maghreb

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  • maghribian — adjective see maghrebian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khatibi, Abdelkebir — ▪ Moroccan scholar born 1938, El Jadida, Morocco       Moroccan educator, literary critic, and novelist. He was a member of the angry young generation of the 1960s whose works initially challenged many tenets on which the newly independent… …   Universalium

  • Atlas Mountains — a mountain range in NW Africa, extending through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Highest peak, Mt. Tizi, 14,764 ft. (4500 m). * * * Mountain system, northwestern Africa. It extends some 1,200 mi (2,000 km) from the Moroccan port of Agadir in the… …   Universalium

  • Maghreb — or Maghrib geographical name 1. NW Africa &, at time of the Moorish occupation, Spain now considered to include Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, & sometimes Libya 2. (or El Maghreb al Aqsa) morocco • Maghrebi or Maghribi adjective or noun • Maghrebian… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Abdelkebir Khatibi — (b. 1938, El Jadida, Morocco) is a Moroccan literary critic, and novelist. He is a member of the young generation of the 1960s that challenged the social and political norms upon which the countries of the Maghrib were being built.He pursued his… …   Wikipedia

  • North Africa — North African. the northern part of Africa, esp. the region north of the tropical rain forest and comprised of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and that part of Egypt west of the Gulf of Suez. * * * Introduction       region of Africa comprising …   Universalium

  • Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …   Universalium

  • Amrouche, Jean — ▪ Algerian poet born , Feb. 7, 1906, Ighil Ali, Alg. died April 16, 1962, Paris       foremost poet of the earliest generation of French speaking North African writers.       Amrouche was born into one of the few Roman Catholic families in the… …   Universalium

  • Sefrioui, Ahmed — ▪ Moroccan writer born 1915, Fès, Mor. died Feb. 24?, 2004, Rabat       Moroccan novelist and short story writer whose works record the everyday lives of the common people in Fès, Mor.       The son of a Berber miller, Sefrioui was educated in… …   Universalium

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