barbaresque

barbaresque

(ˌbɑːbəˈrɛsk)
adj
1. (Art Terms) (particularly of art) stylistically barbaric
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) pertaining to the Barbary region of N Africa
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The piracies of the Barbaresque states, never interfered with by the English government as long as they did not disturb their ships, could not be put down but by the conquest of one of these states.
Newly available from Invitation to Tuscany, the spectacularly-located Lookout Tower is part of an ancient garrison, where soldiers would once have scanned the horizon for approaching Barbaresque pirates.
For other trainers, Moore won the Coronation Stakes on Barbaresque and the Ebor on Persian Road.
Wauters : << Le monde barbaresque vu de Normandie a la fin du XVIIIe siecle >>, dans Tunis, Carthage, l'Orient sous le regard de l'Occident, du temps des Lumieres a la jeunesse de Flaubert, textes reunis par E.
A string of Egyptian victories against the Greeks prompted the Concert of Europe to take note of "a new Puissance Barbaresque in Europe.
Grand-dam unraced half-sister to top-class sprinter-milers Barbaresque (by Ocarina) and Barbare (by Sicambre).