Tripolitan
Tripolitan Tri*pol"i*tan, a. Of or pertaining to Tripoli or its inhabitants; Tripoline. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Tripoli. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tripolitan — adjective or noun see Tripoli …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tripolitan — See Tripoli. * * * …   Universalium

  • tripolitan — tri·pol·i·tan …   English syllables

  • tripolitan — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tripolitan War — a war (1801 05) that Tripoli declared on the United States because of American refusal to pay tribute for the safe passage of shipping in Barbary Coastal waters. Cf. Barbary Coast Wars. * * * (1801–05) Conflict between the U.S. and Tripoli. The U …   Universalium

  • Tripolitan War — war fought in 1801 05 between the Barbary states and the United States after the United States refused to pay to protect themselves from piracy in the Barbary region …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tripolitan War — a war (1801 05) that Tripoli declared on the United States because of American refusal to pay tribute for the safe passage of shipping in Barbary Coastal waters. Cf. Barbary Coast Wars …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tripoli — Tripolitan /tri pol i tn/, n., adj. /trip euh lee/, n. 1. Also, Tripolitania /trip euh li tay nee euh, tayn yeuh/; It. /trddee paw lee tah nyah/. one of the former Barbary States of N Africa: later a province of Turkey; now a part of Libya. 2. a… …   Universalium

  • USS Enterprise (1799) — The third USS Enterprise , a schooner, was built by Henry Spencer at Baltimore, Maryland, in 1799, and placed under the command of Lieutenant John Shaw. This ship was overhauled and rebuilt several times, effectively changing from a twelve gun… …   Wikipedia

  • First Barbary War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict= Barbary War caption=Burning of the frigate Philadelphia in the harbor of Tripoli, February 16, 1804, by Edward Moran, painted 1897, depicts a naval action of the First Barbary War. date=1801–1805… …   Wikipedia

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