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 Li’brary.Licen’tiate (4 syl.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lib’ya.
 
Africa, or all the north of Africa between Egypt and the Atlantic Ocean. It was the Greek name for Africa in general. The Romans used the word sometimes as synonymous with Africa, and sometimes for the fringe containing Carthage.   1
 


 Li’brary.Licen’tiate (4 syl.) 

 
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