from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A former Barbary state on the northern coast of Africa south and west of the ancient city of Carthage. It was conquered by the Turks in 1575 and later became a French protectorate (1881).
- The capital and largest city of Tunisia, in the northern part of the country on the Gulf of Tunis, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. It occupies a site near the ruins of ancient Carthage. Population: 728,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Tunisia.
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- n. the capital and principal port of Tunisia
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