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English noun: tripoli

1. tripoli (substance) a weathered and decomposed siliceous limestone; in powdered form it is used in polishing


Broader (hypernym)limestone

2. Tripoli (location) the capital and chief port and largest city of Libya; in northwestern Libya on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC

Synonymscapital of Libya, Tarabulus Al-Gharb

Instance hypernymnational capital

Part meronymLibya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

3. Tripoli (location) a port city and commercial center in northwestern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea

SynonymsTarabulus, Tarabulus Ash-Sham, Trablous

Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, port, urban center

Part meronymLebanese Republic, Lebanon

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