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Tripolitania

Pronunciation: /ˌtrɪpəlɪˈteɪnɪə/
/trɪˌpɒlɪˈteɪnɪə/
A coastal region surrounding Tripoli in North Africa, in what is now NE Libya.

Origin

Based on Latin tripolis 'three cities', referring to the Phoenician cities Oea (now Tripoli), Leptis Magna, and Sabratha, established there in the 7th century bc.

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