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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, Tripolis, or طرابلس in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tripoli or Tripolis (from Ancient Gr****: Τρίπολις, meaning "three cities")...
- 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 (Arabic: طرابلس, ALA-LC: Ṭarābulus) is the largest and most important city in northern Lebanon and the second-largest city in the country. Situated...
- Tripoli (Gr****: Τρίπολη, Trípoli, Katharevousa Τρίπολις, Trípolis) is a city in the central part of the Peloponnese, in Greece. It is the capital of the...
- The County of Tripoli (1102–1289) was one of the Crusader states. It was founded in the Levant in the modern-day region of Tripoli, northern Lebanon and...
- Asteras Tripolis Football Club (Gr****: ΠΑΕ Αστέρας Τρίπολης), commonly referred to as Asteras Tripolis (meaning "Star of Tripoli"), is a Gr**** professional...
- 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...
- Bombardments of Tripoli may refer to: Tripoli, Lebanon: Fall of Tripoli (1289) Tripoli, Libya Siege of Tripoli (1551) Bombardment of Tripoli (1728) - by Grandpré's...
- The Treaty of Tripoli (Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the United States of America and the Bey and Subjects of Tripoli of Barbary) was signed in...
- Ottoman Tripolitania, also known as the Regency of Tripoli, was officially ruled by the Ottoman Empire from 1551 to 1912. It corresponded roughly to the...