Tripoli: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (trip'u-lē), [key]
- one of the former Barbary States of N Africa: later a province of Turkey; now a part of Libya.
- a seaport in and the capital of Libya, in the NW part. 551,477.
- a seaport in N Lebanon, on the Mediterranean. 175,000.
- (l.c.) any of several siliceous substances, as rottenstone and infusorial earth, used chiefly in polishing.
- tripoli (Thesaurus)