Tripolitania
or ancient Tripolis geographical name region & former province NW Libya bordering on the Mediterranean • Tripolitanian adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tripolitania — as a subdivision of Libya 1934–1963. Tripolitania /trɨpɒlɨˈteɪniə/ or Tripolitana (Arabic: طرابلس‎ Ṭarābulus, Berber …   Wikipedia

  • Tripolitania — [trip΄ə lə tā′nē ə] historical region of NW Libya, on the Mediterranean * * * Tri·pol·i·ta·ni·a (trĭ pŏl ĭ tāʹnē ə, tānʹyə, trĭp ə lĭ ) A historical region of northern Africa bordering on the Mediterranean Sea. Originally a Phoenician colony, it… …   Universalium

  • Tripolitania — [trip΄ə lə tā′nē ə] historical region of NW Libya, on the Mediterranean …   English World dictionary

  • Tripolitania — Mapa de las tres regiones de Libia‎. Tripolitania o Tripolitana (árabe: طرابلس, transliterado: Tarābulus) es una región histórica de Libia occidental, centrada en la ciudad costera de Trípoli. La región fue originalmente habitada por la etnia… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tripolitania —    It is located in the northwestern part of Libya, and it is one of the most populous and historic regions with about 80 percent of the country s population living here. It covers an area of about 365,000 square kilometers and runs from the… …   Historical dictionary of the berbers (Imazighen)

  • Tripolitania — (Tarābulus) ► Región del N de África, junto al Mediterráneo, en el NO de Libia. Cap., Trípoli. * * * Región histórica de África del norte. Hoy forma parte del noroeste de Libia. Colonizada por los fenicios en el s. VII BC, se la llamó así por sus …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tripolitania — noun A historic region of western Libya, centered around the coastal city of Tripoli …   Wiktionary

  • Tripolitania — n. historic and ancient area in North Africa that surrounded Tripoli in northwestern Libya …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tripolitania — /trɪpɒləˈteɪniə/ (say tripoluh tayneeuh) noun → Tripoli (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tripolitania — …   Useful english dictionary

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