- a seaport in E Tunisia, in N Africa.
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Examples from the Web for sfax
I went ashore at Sfax, interested in a name quite new to me.Old Junk
H. M. Tomlinson
This is one of the Sfax varieties from Tunis growing in our plant introduction gardens at Chico.
At Sfax an officer on a visit meant—one extra course, vintage wine and old liqueurs.Atlantida
Sousse and Sfax are populous, busy maritime cities, largely Europeanized, but still retaining an imprint quite their own.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets
The fifth launch after great hardships reached the seacoast through the new channel and arrived at Sfax after eight days.The Man Who Rocked the Earth
- a port in E Tunisia, on the Gulf of Gabès: the second largest town in Tunisia; commercial centre of a phosphate region. Pop: 570 000 (2005 est)
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