Former province of Libya
, stretching from Cyrenaica
in the east to Tunisia in the west, and from the Mediterranean
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historical region of North Africa that now forms the northwestern part of Libya.[4 related articles]
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Tripolitania, Tripolitanian A historical region of northern Africa bordering on the Mediterranean Sea. Originally a Phoenician colony, it was later held by Carthage, Numidia, and Rome (after 46 B.C.). Tripolitania fell to the Vandals in A.D. 435, to the Arabs in the seventh century, and finally to the Ottoman Turks in 1553.
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Tripolitania trɨpɒlɨˈteɪniə or Tripolitana (طرابلس Ṭarābulus, Berber: Ṭrables, from Latin Regio Tripolitana) is a historic region and former province of Libya. Tripolitania was a separate Italian colony from 1927 to 1934. From 1934 to 1963, Tripolitania was one of three administrative divisions within Italian Libya and the Kingdom
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Tripolitania (trip"ulitā'nēu) , historic region, W Libya, bordering on the Mediterranean Sea. Tripoli is the chief city. The original inhabitants of the region were probably Berbers. In the 7th cent. B.C. the Phoenicians established colonies on the coast at Leptis, Oea (later Tri...
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