- an island off the SE coast of Tunisia: Roman ruins. 197 sq. mi. (510 sq. km).
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Today Tunisia is home to about 1,000 Jews, most of whom reside in the isolated community on the southern coastal island of Djerba.The Last Jews of Tunisia
Paul Rosenfeld, Noah Rayman
March 25, 2013
It is to be noted that these last belong, like the islanders of Djerba, to the Ibadite sect, an offshoot of orthodox Islamism.The Races of Man
- an island off the SE coast of Tunisia, in the Gulf of Gabès: traditionally Homer's land of the lotus-eaters. Pop: about 100 000 (latest est). Area: 510 sq km (197 sq miles)Ancient name: Meninx (ˈmɛnɪŋks)