Tunisia

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geographical name Tu·ni·sia \tü-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə, tyü-, -ˈni-\

Definition of Tunisia

  1. country in northern Africa bordering on the Mediterranean Sea capital Tunis area 63,378 square miles (164,149 square kilometers), population 10,982,754 Tunisia was formerly one of the Barbary States . It was a French protectorate from 1881 to 1956 and a monarchy in 1956–57. It has been a republic since 1957.

Tunisian

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TUNISIA Defined for English Language Learners

Tunisia

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geographical name Tu·ni·sia \tü-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə, tyü-, -ˈni-\

Definition of Tunisia for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa



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