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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast Tunisia on an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Founded in ancient times by the Phoenicians, it was an important city under the Romans and Carthaginians and later under the Arabs (9th-11th centuries) and the French (19th-20th centuries). Population: 173,000.

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  • n. a port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean

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Examples

  • According to secret diplomatic cables obtained by the organization WikiLeaks, U.S. diplomats met with Mr. Jebali at his home in the coastal city of Sousse in August 2006 soon after he was released from prison.

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  • New video posted on an opposition page on social media showed dozens of people marching in a street in the Damascus neighborhood of Kfar Sousse while chanting, "The people want the president executed."

    Activists: Syrian soldiers kill 17 protesters

  • In 1967 he qualified for the Candidates matches from the Interzonal tournament in Sousse, Tunisia.

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  • I have heard multiple people from the Sousse describe the attempt to teach Tamazight and promote Tifinagh as a “conspiracy” to keep already debilitated Berber communities as they are.

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  • After FIDE changed the qualifying tournament to one-on-one Candidates matches, he showed up again at the 1967 Interzonal in Sousse, Tunisia.

    Lubomir Kavalek: New and Old Chess Champions

  • "People of the coast" is a reference to Ben Ali loyalists whose power base is in and around the former leader's hometown, the coastal city of Sousse.

    Tunisian Riot Police Break Up Second Day of Protests

  • Last week, hundreds of people demonstrated in Tunis and the southern city of Sousse to denounce the rise of Islamism.

    Tunisians Actively Contemplating Democratic Elections in October

  • This may sound a bit like American Movie with the slums of Sousse standing in for Menomonee Falls, but the crucial difference is that Kahloucha's videos, with titles like Tarzan of the Arabs, are actually meant to be funny, so when we spend the entirety of the film with big silly grins on our faces we can rest assured we're laughing with Kahloucha and not at him.

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  • It was played in the 1868 by Johannes Zukertort and adopted a century later by the three-time Soviet champion Leonid Stein at the 1967 Interzonal in Sousse, Tunisia.

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  • When Ali Bey of Tunis refused a French demand to release the Corsican ships and passengers seized by his corsairs, France declared war and bombarded the ports of La Goulette, Bizerte, and Sousse.

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