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Sfax

(sfæks)
n
(Placename) a port in E Tunisia, on the Gulf of Gabès: the second largest town in Tunisia; commercial centre of a phosphate region. Pop: 570 000 (2005 est)
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Sfax

(sfɑks)

n.
a seaport in E Tunisia, in N Africa. 231,911.
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Noun1.Sfax - the second largest city in Tunisia; located in eastern Tunisia near a phosphate region
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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The Port of Sfax was founded in 849 AD on the site of two ancient Roman settlements, Taparura and Thaenae (now Thyna), and it was an early center of trade for nomads.