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Definition of Tripoli

Tripoli
Rotten Rot"ten, a. [Icel. rotinn; akin to Sw. rutten, Dan. radden. See Rot.] Having rotted; putrid; decayed; as, a rotten apple; rotten meat. Hence: (a) Offensive to the smell; fetid; disgusting. You common cry of curs! whose breath I hate As reek of the rotten fens. --Shak. (b) Not firm or trusty; unsound; defective; treacherous; unsafe; as, a rotten plank, bone, stone. ``The deepness of the rotten way.' --Knolles. Rotten borough. See under Borough. Rotten stone (Min.), a soft stone, called also Tripoli (from the country from which it was formerly brought), used in all sorts of finer grinding and polishing in the arts, and for cleaning metallic substances. The name is also given to other friable siliceous stones applied to like uses. Syn: Putrefied; decayed; carious; defective; unsound; corrupt; deceitful; treacherous. -- Rot"ten*ly, adv. -- Rot"ten*ness, n.
Tripoli
Tripoli Trip"o*li, n. (Min.) An earthy substance originally brought from Tripoli, used in polishing stones and metals. It consists almost wholly of the siliceous shells of diatoms.

Meaning of Tripoli from wikipedia

- Look up Tripoli, tripoli, or طرابلس in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tripoli or Tripolis may refer to: Tripolis (region of Arcadia), a district in ancient...
- Tripoli (Arabic: طرابلس/ALA-LC: Ṭarābulus, Lebanese Arabic: Ṭrablus) is the largest city in northern Lebanon and the second-largest city in the country...
- Tripoli (/ˈtrɪpəli/; Arabic: طرابلس الغرب, romanized: Ṭarābulus al-Gharb, lit. 'Western Tripoli') is the capital and largest city of Libya, with a po****tion...
- Tripoli (Gr****: Τρίπολη, Trípoli, formerly Τρίπολις, Trípolis; earlier Τριπολιτσά Tripolitsá) is a city in the central part of the Peloponnese, in Greece...
- The County of Tripoli (1102–1289) was the last of the Crusader states. It was founded in the Levant in the modern-day region of Tripoli, northern Lebanon...
- Turkish: ایالت طرابلس غرب Eyālet-i Trâblus Gârb) or Bey and Subjects of Tripoli of Barbary, later, from 1864 to 1912, as the Vilayet of Tripolitania (Ottoman...
- Pasha of Tripoli was a title that was held by many rulers of Tripoli in Ottoman Tripolitania. The Ottoman Empire ruled the territory for most time from...
- the quasi-independent North African Ottoman provinces of Algiers, Tunis, Tripoli, and the independent Sultanate of Morocco under the Alaouite dynasty (the...
- Tripoli Campaign may refer to: Barbary Wars, in which the US, Sweden and Sicily fought against Tripoli, Algiers, Tunis and Morocco Italo-Turkish War#Opening...
- USS Tripoli (LHA-7) is the second America-class amphibious ****ault ship built for the United States Navy. On 7 May 2012, United States Secretary of the...