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Tunisia (tjuːˈnɪzɪə Pronunciation for Tunisia ; -ˈnɪsɪə) 



  1. a republic in N Africa, on the Mediterranean: settled by the Phoenicians in the 12th century bc; made a French protectorate in 1881 and gained independence in 1955. It consists chiefly of the Sahara in the south, a central plateau, and the Atlas Mountains in the north. Exports include textiles, petroleum, and phosphates. Official language: Arabic; French is also widely spoken. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: dinar. Capital: Tunis. Pop: 10 835 873 (2013 est). Area: 164 150 sq km (63 380 sq miles)

Translations for 'Tunisia'

  • British English: TunisiaPronunciation for Tunisia Tunisia is a republic in North Africa, on the Mediterranean.tjuːˈnɪzɪə; -ˈnɪsɪə NOUN
  • Arabic: تُونُسPronunciation for تُونُس
  • Brazilian Portuguese: TunísiaPronunciation for Tunísia
  • Chinese: 突尼斯Pronunciation for 突尼斯
  • Croatian: TunisPronunciation for Tunis
  • Czech: TuniskoPronunciation for Tunisko
  • Danish: TunesienPronunciation for Tunesien
  • Dutch: TunesiëPronunciation for Tunesië
  • European Spanish: TúnezPronunciation for Túnez
  • Finnish: TunisiaPronunciation for Tunisia
  • French: TunisiePronunciation for Tunisie
  • German: TunesienPronunciation for Tunesien
  • Greek: ΤυνησίαPronunciation for Τυνησία
  • Italian: TunisiaPronunciation for Tunisia
  • Japanese: チュニジアPronunciation for チュニジア
  • Korean: 튀니지Pronunciation for 튀니지
  • Norwegian: TunisiaPronunciation for Tunisia
  • Polish: TunezjaPronunciation for Tunezja
  • Portuguese: TunísiaPronunciation for Tunísia
  • Romanian: Tunisia
  • Russian: ТунисPronunciation for Тунис
  • Spanish: TúnezPronunciation for Túnez
  • Swedish: TunisienPronunciation for Tunisien
  • Thai: ประเทศตูนีเซียPronunciation for ประเทศตูนีเซีย
  • Turkish: TunusPronunciation for Tunus
  • Ukrainian: Туніс
  • Vietnamese: nước TunisiaPronunciation for nước Tunisia

Example Sentences Including 'Tunisia'

Arar, 34, was detained on suspicion of terrorism during a September 2002 stopover in New York while returning from vacation in Tunisia.
CBC (2004)
But you do not live in Tunisia and we need to know more about you.
Brierley, David Skorpion's Death
Even before Habib's departure for Tunisia , Maryse Rose had begun to feel impatient.
Forrest, Roberta When the Apricots Bloom
I don't know what Skorpion's aim is but they don't appreciate a Chief Inspector of the Sûreté arriving in Tunisia.
Brierley, David Skorpion's Death
In fact, rather surprisingly, Cavallero had also come to the conclusion that the essential ground to hold was in Tunisia.
Fraser, David Knight's Cross
TIPS: Low incomes mean tipping is customary and commonplace in Tunisia.
Belfast Telegraph (2003)
The first bid will take place shortly after dawn, at 0500, on the Chott-el-Jerid salt flats in Tunisia.
New Scientist (2004)
U. S. authorities detained Arar at Kennedy airport in New York in September 2002, while he was on a flight back to Canada from Tunisia.
CBC (2004)
Yobo will be away for six weeks if tournament favourites Nigeria reach the final in Tunisia.
Liverpool Daily Post and Echo (2004)


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