/ (sɛˈnuːsɪ) /
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noun plural -sis
a member of a zealous and aggressive Muslim sect of North Africa and Arabia, founded in 1837 by Sidi Mohammed ibn Ali al Senussi (?1787–1859)
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Derived forms of SenussiSenussian or Senusian, adjective
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How to use Senussi in a sentence
The ICC made its decision despite the fact that Libya did not allow us a single visit to Senussi.Meet Amal Alamuddin, George Clooney’s Wife|Lizzie Crocker, Chris Allbritton|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Libyan official said Senussi was being held with other former regime members, including a former prime minister.What Does Gaddafi’s Ex-Spy Chief Know About Lockerbie?|The Telegraph|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There were already signs of revolt on the western frontier, where the Senussi had been organized by Enver Pasha's brother.Australia in Arms|Phillip F.E. Schuler
If the Senussi invasion of Egypt is ever attempted it will not, at any rate, be without precedent.The Treasury of Ancient Egypt|Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
The powerful influence of the Senussi has yet to be overthrown.The River War|Winston S. Churchill
No reports of other activity by the Senussi were forthcoming.The Annual Register 1914|Anonymous
Several asserted that he was merely a delegate from the great Senussi.Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892|F. R. Wingate