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Sousse

 (so͞os) also Su·sah or Su·sa (so͞o′sə, -zə)
A city of northeast Tunisia on an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Founded in ancient times by the Phoenicians, it was an important city under the Romans and Carthaginians and later under the Arabs (9th-11th centuries) and the French (19th-20th centuries).

Sousse

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Susa

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Susah

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(Placename) a port in E Tunisia, on the Mediterranean: founded by the Phoenicians in the 9th century bc. Pop: 191 000 (2005 est). Ancient name: Hadrumetum
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Noun1.Sousse - a port city in eastern Tunisia on the MediterraneanSousse - a port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean
Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
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Diodoro indicaba que en el curso de esta expedicion africana el tirano siciliano consiguio la alianza de un rey de los africanos, llamado Ailymas, en el momento en el que efectuaba el asedio de la ciudad de Hadrumetum (actual Soussa) (28).
Answer to the Pelagians, IV: To the Monks of Hadrumetum and Provence (Vol.
45) He includes, however, one negative incident in which the inhabitants of Hadrumetum pelted the governor with turnips.