Benghazi

or Ben·ga·si

[ ben-gah-zee, beng- ]
/ bɛnˈgɑ zi, bɛŋ- /

noun

a seaport in N Libya: former capital.

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Benghazi

Bengasi

/ (bɛnˈɡɑːzɪ) /

noun

a port in N Libya, on the Gulf of Sidra: centre of Italian colonization (1911–42); scene of much fighting in World War II. Pop: 1 080 500 (2002 est)Ancient names: Hesperides, Berenice (bɛrəˈnaɪsɪ)
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