Definition of Tripolitania in English:

Tripolitania

proper noun

  • A coastal region surrounding Tripoli in North Africa, in what is now north-eastern Libya.

Origin

Based on Latin tripolis ‘three cities’, referring to the Phoenician cities Oea (now Tripoli), Leptis Magna, and Sabratha, established there in the 7th century BC.

Pronunciation

Tripolitania

/ˌtrɪpəlɪˈteɪnɪə//trɪˌpɒlɪˈteɪnɪə/