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Libya Line breaks: Libya
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪbɪə/

Definition of Libya in English:

1A country in North Africa; population 6,324,400 (est. 2009); official language, Arabic; capital, Tripoli.
1.1Ancient North Africa west of Egypt.

Much of Libya forms part of the Sahara Desert, with a narrow coastal plain bordering the Mediterranean; the country has major oil deposits. The area came under Turkish domination in the 16th century, was annexed by Italy in 1912, and became an independent kingdom in 1951

Words that rhyme with Libya

Namibia, tibia
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