Numidia definition

no͝o-mĭdē-ə, nyo͝o-
An ancient country of northwest Africa corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria. It was part of the Carthaginian empire before the Punic Wars and became a separate kingdom after 201 bc . Conquered by Rome in 46 bc and invaded by the Vandals in the fifth century ad , Numidia was overrun by the Arabs in the eighth century.
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(place) Ancient country in N Africa, mainly in what is now E Algeria.
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