Leptis Magna

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Lep·tis Mag·na

 (lĕp′tĭs măg′nə)
An ancient city of northern Africa in present-day Libya east of Tripoli. Founded by Phoenicians, it flourished as a port during Roman times and is today noted for its impressive ruins.
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