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1. A former Barbary state on the northern coast of Africa south and west of the ancient city of Carthage. It was conquered by the Turks in 1574 and later became a French protectorate (1881).
2. The capital and largest city of Tunisia, in the northern part of the country on the Gulf of Tunis, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. It occupies a site near the ruins of ancient Carthage.
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(Placename) the capital and chief port of Tunisia, in the northeast on the Gulf of Tunis (an inlet of the Mediterranean): dates from Carthaginian times, the ruins of ancient Carthage lying to the northeast; university (1960). Pop: 2 063 000 (2005 est)
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Tu•nis(ˈtu nɪs, ˈtyu-)
1. the capital of Tunisia, in the NE part. 596,654.
2. one of the former Barbary States in N Africa: constitutes modern Tunisia.
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Tunis[ˈtjuːnɪs] N → Túnez m
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Tunis[ˈtjuːnɪs] n → Tunis
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Tunis[ˈtjuːnɪs] n → Tunisi f
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