Cyrenaica

play
geographical name Cy·re·na·ica \ ˌsir-ə-ˈnā-ə-kə , ˌsī-rə- \
variants: or Italian Cirenaica play \same or ˌchē-rā-ˈnä-ē-(ˌ)kä\

Definition of Cyrenaica

1 or Cyrene play \sī-ˈrē-(ˌ)nē\ ancient coastal region of northern Africa dominated by the city of Cyrene
2 region of eastern Libya roughly coextensive with ancient Cyrenaica; formerly a province

Cyrenaic

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

Cyrenaican

play \-ˈnā-ə-kən\ adjective or noun

Learn More about cyrenaica


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Cyrenaica? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

all at once

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!