named by the Dutch in honor of Prince Maurice of Nassau, a stadtholder of the United Provinces.
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- The cuisine of the Mauritians inevitably reflects the ethnic diversity of its people - Creole, Indian curries, Muslim cuisine, Chinese, French and even English bacon and eggs.
- The Mauritians - a wily, as well as charming, multicultural people - have long understood the commercial potential of their most famous, albeit extinct, inhabitant.
- English is the official language; but the preferred lingua franca is French, and most Mauritians can switch seamlessly from one to the other.
Pronunciation: /-ˈriSHən/adjective& noun
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