Cyrenaica

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geographical name Cy·re·na·ica \ˌsir-ə-ˈnā-ə-kə, ˌsī-rə-\

Definition of Cyrenaica

  1. 1 or Cyrene \sī-ˈrē-(ˌ)nē\play ancient coastal region of northern Africa dominated by the city of Cyrene

  2. 2 region of eastern Libya roughly coextensive with ancient Cyrenaica; formerly a province

Cyrenaic

play \ˌsir-ə-ˈnā-ik, ˌsī-rə-\ adj or noun

Cyrenaican

play \-ˈnā-ə-kən\ adj or noun

Variants of cyrenaica

or Italian

Cirenaica

\same or ˌchē-rā-ˈnä-ē-(ˌ)kä\play

CYRENAICA Defined for English Language Learners

Cyrenaica

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geographical name Cy·re·na·ica \ˌsir-ə-ˈnā-ə-kə, ˌsī-rə-\

Definition of Cyrenaica for English Language Learners

  • : region of ancient northern Africa


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