[ UK /tɹˈɪpəlˌi/ ]
[ US /ˈtɹɪpəɫi/ ]
  1. a weathered and decomposed siliceous limestone; in powdered form it is used in polishing
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How To Use tripoli In A Sentence

  • Antioch held Edessa and Tripoli under its sway and was ruled by Normans.
  • Last week, exultant rebels in Tripoli clambered on Gaddafi's vainglorious statue of an American warplane in the grip of a mighty Libyan fist.
  • Where their debut looked to the KLF, Surfing the Void's psychonautical vocabulary recalls another oddball early 90s dance act, the Shamen, who infiltrated the top 10 with talk of a "shamanic, anarchistic, archaic revival" in the days when trance acts played clubs with names like Megatripolis and expounded on the mystical importance of the number The Guardian World News
  • But at least one site, where the more than 30 victims might be Gaddafi fighters or supporters, suggests that both sides may have been guilty of brutal conduct in the battle for Tripoli.
  • But it was the Libyans themselves, young Libyans who were mocked and insulted for their so-called indiscipline, it was they who took Tripoli last night ... Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
  • A small vessel known as a ketch had recently been captured from the Tripolitans, and Decatur selected this in which to make the venture. American Men of Action
  • The capital, Tripoli, is a pan-African city of Italianate squares and Arab souks where visitors can wander without being hassled by touts or pushy shopkeepers.
  • A Spanish polacre in ballast came out of Tripoli, with an ambassador of the Grand Seignor on board, who had been sent from The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876
  • He had been due to travel to Tripoli on a connecting flight from Heathrow yesterday afternoon, after taking the British Midland flight to the capital from the north-east.
  • With our backs to the chilling wind whistling in from Damascus, we ski north-west, towards Tripoli.
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