Spanish Sahara

an area in northwestern Africa with rich phosphate deposits; under Moroccan control since 1992
Syn: ↑Western Sahara
Part Holonyms: ↑Morocco, ↑Kingdom of Morocco, ↑Maroc, ↑Marruecos, ↑Al-Magrib

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Spanish Sahara — former name for WESTERN SAHARA …   English World dictionary

  • Spanish Sahara — Infobox Former Country native name = Sahara Español conventional long name = Spanish Sahara common name = Spanish Sahara continent = Africa region = Western Africa country = Western Sahara era = status text = Province of Spain status = Province… …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish Sahara — geographical name former Spanish possessions Río de Oro & Saguia el Hamra see Western Sahara …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Spanish Sahara — /spænɪʃ səˈharə/ (say spanish suh hahruh) noun former name of Western Sahara …   Australian English dictionary

  • Spanish Sahara — former name of Western Sahara. * * * …   Universalium

  • Spanish Sahara — noun The territory of Western Sahara …   Wiktionary

  • Spanish Sahara — Span′ish Sahar′a n. geg former name of Western Sahara …   From formal English to slang

  • Spanish Sahara — former colony on Africa’s northwest coast where it included Rio de Oro and Saguia el Hamra until 1976 when it was ceded by Spain and divided between Mauritania and Morocco …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • United Nations visiting mission to Spanish Sahara — To assist in the decolonization process of the Spanish Sahara (now Western Sahara), a colony in North Africa, the United Nations General Assembly in 1975 dispatched a visiting mission to the territory and the surrounding countries, in accordance… …   Wikipedia

  • List of birds on stamps of Spanish Sahara — …   Wikipedia

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