Jerba
or Djerba or Jarbah geographical name island SE Tunisia in the Mediterranean at entrance to Gulf of Gabès area 197 square miles (510 square kilometers)

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  • jerbă — JÉRBĂ, jerbe, s.f. 1. Buchet mare de flori, aşezate în aşa fel încât să aibă faţa orientată în aceeaşi parte. 2. (fiz.; în sintagma) Jerbă nucleară = fascicul de urme ale particulelor provenite din dezintegrarea unui nucleu atomic în nenumărate… …   Dicționar Român

  • Jerba —    This is an island located off the southeastern Tunisian coast in the Gulf of Gabes. It has a population of 110,000, and its area is 510 square kilometers. Some historical sources have identified it with the land of the lotus eaters in Homer s… …   Historical dictionary of the berbers (Imazighen)

  • Jerba — Djerba Djerba جربة (ar) Carte topographique de l île …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jerba — /jer beuh/, n. Djerba. * * * ▪ island, Tunisia also spelled  Jarbah  or  Djerba        island situated in the Gulf of Gabes (Gabes, Gulf of) on the Mediterranean Sea, located off the Tunisian mainland, to which it is connected by a causeway… …   Universalium

  • Jerba — Djerba ou Jerba île de Tunisie, au S. du golfe de Gabès; 510 km²; 92 270 hab.; ch. l. Houmt Souk. Vaste oliveraie et palmeraie au climat agréable. Aéroport intern. Tourisme. Ce serait l île des Lotophages de l Odyssée. Jerba V. Djerba …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jerba — Topografische Karte von Djerba Sonnenaufgang am Meer vor einem Touristenhotel auf Djerba Djerba ([dʒ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jérbã — s. f., g. d. art. jérbei; pl. jérbe …   Romanian orthography

  • Jerba — n. resort island on the coast of Tunisia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jerba — Jer•ba [[t]ˈdʒɛr bə[/t]] n. geg Djerba …   From formal English to slang

  • Jerba — /ˈdʒɜbə/ (say jerbuh) noun an island off the coast of Tunisia; the lotus eaters island of Greek mythology. 513 km2. Also, Djerba …   Australian English dictionary

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