- Also called Barca. an ancient district in N Africa.
- the E part of Libya.
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What we need is an Arab and Islamic answer, an Arab force to protect Benghazi and Cyrenaica.
Can he next recover the rebel-held east: Cyrenaica and Benghazi?
Its Libyan arm has tried to stage revolts in the past in Cyrenaica.Can Al Qaeda Survive the Revolts?
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We have unpacked here twenty-two cases of antiquities from Cyrenaica.Letters to an Unknown
Cyrenaica, called, in Acts 2:10, "parts of Libya about Cyrene."The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas
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This is not the first effort made by Turkey to colonize Cyrenaica.
When, in 658, Cyrenaica was incorporated with the Roman Republic, the province paid an annual tribute in silphium.
The most important object of commerce of the Cyrenaica was the silphium, a plant the root of which sold for its weight in silver.
- a region and former province (1951–63) of E Libya: largely desert; settled by the Greeks in about 630 bc; ruled successively by the Egyptians, Romans, Arabs, Turks, and Italians. Area: 855 370 sq km (330 258 sq miles)
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