Barbary

[ bahr-buh-ree ]
/ ˈbɑr bə ri /

noun

a region in N Africa, extending from W of Egypt to the Atlantic Ocean and including the former Barbary States.
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Barbary

/ (ˈbɑːbərɪ) /

noun

a historic name for a region of N Africa extending from W Egypt to the Atlantic and including the former Barbary States of Tripolitania, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco

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