Gafsa

geographical name
Gaf·​sa | \ ˈgaf-sə How to pronounce Gafsa (audio) \
variants: or ancient Capsa \ ˈkap-​sə How to pronounce Capsa (audio) \

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oasis in west central Tunisia

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“Gafsa.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gafsa. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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