American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Libya or its people, language, or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Libya.
- n. A Berber language of ancient northern Africa.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Libya. Libya was the ancient Greek name of that part of northern Africa which lies between Egypt and the Atlantic, but especially of the country immediately west of Egypt. The term was also used by the Greeks as the name of the whole continent of Africa.
- Belonging to or concerning a branch of the Hamitic family of languages found in and about ancient Libya. Also called Berber.
- n. A member of the primitive race inhabiting ancient Libya; a Berber.
- adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Libya
- n. A person from Libya or of Libyan descent.
- n. The Libyan language, short for Libyan Arabic
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the country Libya or its inhabitants.
- adj. of or relating to Libya or its people
- n. a native or inhabitant of Libya
- Libya + -an. English since the 16th century. (Wiktionary)
“SULTAN ALASHGER, LIBYAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: I think the Libyan -- the American companies, of course, when they start coming to the Libyan market they will face the foreign companies that already exist in the Libyan market.”
“Photographers were invited to the podium to snap "the Brother leader," the title Libyan media prefers.”
“Concern over extremistsSome observers fear that what they call the Libyan revolution could be hijacked by Islamist extremists.”
“I am constantly reading Libyan bloggers writing about how EASY my life as a foreigner married to a Libyan is here in Libya.”
“Obama Praises Libya's Post-Qaddafi Leaders at U.N. President Obama met Libya's transitional leader for the first time on Tuesday, and extolled what he called the Libyan people's successful struggle to depose Col.”
“President Ronald Reagan said it was in retaliation for what he called Libyan complicity in the bombing of a Berlin night club.”
“NYDN President Obama met Libya's transitional leader for the first time today , and extolled what he called the Libyan people's successful struggle to depose Col.”
“This axis has taken upon itself to oppose any move at the Security Council with regards to Syria, on the grounds that this would result in the Libyan model being copied, in what is referred to as the "Libyan syndrome.”
“At the time, it was called the Libyan model, a turnaround so complete that everyone in the US from neocon to liberal claimed the credit for it.”
““I called the Libyan Foreign Minister last night because you still have to communicate to them directly,” Hague told the BBC.”
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