Definition of Mauritius in English:
named by the Dutch in honour of Prince Maurice of Nassau, a stadtholder of the United Provinces.
Mauritian adjective& noun
- Example sentences
- 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.
Definition of Mauritius in:
- US English dictionary