Cyrenaica

[sir-uh-ney-i-kuh, sahy-ruh-]
Also Cirenaica.
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Contemporary Examples of cyrenaica

  • What we need is an Arab and Islamic answer, an Arab force to protect Benghazi and Cyrenaica.

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    Can Arabs Save Libya?

    Bruce Riedel

    March 12, 2011

  • Can he next recover the rebel-held east: Cyrenaica and Benghazi?

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    Can Arabs Save Libya?

    Bruce Riedel

    March 12, 2011

  • Its Libyan arm has tried to stage revolts in the past in Cyrenaica.

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    Can Al Qaeda Survive the Revolts?

    Bruce Riedel

    February 24, 2011

Historical Examples of cyrenaica


British Dictionary definitions for cyrenaica

Cyrenaica

Cirenaica

noun
  1. 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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