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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).
(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