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Libya

geographical name Lib·ya \ˈli-bē-ə\

Definition of LIBYA

1
the part of Africa N of the Sahara between Egypt & Syrtis Major (Gulf of Sidra) —an ancient name
2
N Africa W of Egypt —an ancient name
3
country N Africa bordering on the Mediterranean; a colony of Italy 1912–43, an independent kingdom 1951–69, a republic since 1969 Tripoli area 679,358 square miles (1,766,331 square kilometers), pop 5,678,500
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LIBYA Defined for Kids

Libya

geographical name Lib·ya \ˈli-bē-ə\

Definition of LIBYA for Kids

country N Africa on the Mediterranean W of Egypt; capital, Tripoli

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