Meaning of LIBYA in English

geographical name the part of Africa N of the Sahara between Egypt & Syrtis Major (Gulf of Sidra) , N Africa W of Egypt , country N Africa bordering on the Mediterranean; a colony of Italy 1912-43, an independent kingdom 1951-69, a republic since 1969 capital Tripoli area 679,358 square miles (1,766,331 square kilometers ), population 4,573,000

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