Libya

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Libya a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum
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Usage

In literature:

Gaius Sulpicius overran the most of Sardinia and filled with arrogance as a result he set out for Libya.
"Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6)" by Cassius Dio
Eastward our view extended across the Syrtis Major toward the land of Libya and the region of Isidis.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putman Serviss
There was a city in Libya named Coel, which the Romans rendered Coelu.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
He gathered together his army on the island of Crete, which he had freed from wild animals, and landed first in Libya.
"Myths and Legends of All Nations" by Various
Well, lead us, then, to Syrtes' desert shore, Or Scythia, or hot Libya's thirsty sands.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
Eastward our view extended across the Syrtis Major toward the land of Libya and the region of Isidis.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putnam Serviss
Libya, according to that author, had two sons by Neptune, Belus and Agenor.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
Libya (lib'-yah), 207, 229.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
He travelled a little about Libya himself, little realising the size of the great continent of Africa through which he passed.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Custom of at Leptis in Libya, 79.
"Plutarch's Morals" by Plutarch
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In poetry:

Why fertile thus in death the pestilent air
Of Libya, what poison in her soil
Her several nature mixed, my care to know
Has not availed: but from the days of old
A fabled story has deceived the world.
"Pharsalia - Book IX: Cato" by Marcus Annaeus Lucanus

In news:

Mitt Romney held a press conference regarding the attacks on the US consolates in Libya and Egypt that resulted in the deaths of four Americans.
Rebel army may be formed as Tripoli fails to oust Gaddafi Article BENGHAZI, LIBYA.
Libya's rebels say, again, that they've cornered Qaddafi.
The latest updates on Muammar Qaddafi and developments in Libya's war.
TRIPOLI, Libya – President Barack Obama's counterterrorism chief has discussed last month's killing of the US ambassador to Libya with the country's leaders.
Sources say counterterror chief reprimanded for calling Libya attack terror, White House denies.
All-Star Panel: Did administration ' deceive ' public after Libya attack.
Suspect In Libya Attack Denies Involvement, Is Living In Open.
Did Obama deem Libya attacks a terrorist act.
Did Obama initially deem Libya attacks a terrorist act.
Libya attack, China, taxes, auto 'bankruptcy' and immigration.
Officials Deny Effort to Drop Terror Role in Libya Attack.
'Politics dictated security' in Libya tragedy.
However, the OAS organization and its member states have preferred to look the other way, just as the international community did for so long in the case of the abuses that occurred under dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya.
Graffiti on a city wall calls on people to stop random firing of weapons, in Benghazi, Libya, Saturday, Sept 22, 2012.
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