Bizerte

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Bizerte

(bɪˈzɜːtə; French bizɛrt) or

Bizerta

n
(Placename) a port in N Tunisia, on the Mediterranean at the canalized outlet of Lake Bizerte. Pop: 118 000 (2005 est)

Bi•zer•te

(bɪˈzɜr tə, -ti, -ˈzɛərt)

also Bi•zer•ta

(-tə)

n.
a seaport in N Tunisia. 94,509.
References in classic literature ?
And now his heart Distends with pride, and hardning in his strength Glories: For never since created man, Met such imbodied force, as nam'd with these Could merit more then that small infantry Warr'd on by Cranes: though all the Giant brood Of PHLEGRA with th' Heroic Race were joyn'd That fought at THEB'S and ILIUM, on each side Mixt with auxiliar Gods; and what resounds In Fable or ROMANCE of UTHERS Son Begirt with BRITISH and ARMORIC Knights; And all who since, Baptiz'd or Infidel Jousted in ASPRAMONT or MONTALBAN, DAMASCO, or MAROCCO, or TREBISOND, Or whom BISERTA sent from AFRIC shore When CHARLEMAIN with all his Peerage fell By FONTARABBIA.
Las conquistas de Argel, Tunez, Biserta, Xerxel y Bugia estaban en la mente dela mayor parte de los habitantes de la Peninsula en esta epoca, asi como una intervencion decidida en las tierras de Marruecos, por lo que resulta demasiado simple la identificacion de Berberia con Lerma.