Definition of Tripolitania in English:

Tripolitania

proper noun

  • A coastal region that surrounds Tripoli in North Africa, in what is now northeastern Libya.

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

Tripolitania

/ˌtripələˈtānēə//triˌpälə-//-ˈtānyə/