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Bar'bary Coast" Wars'



U.S. Hist.
wars fought along the coast of North Africa 1801–15 over the harassment of U.S. ships despite the payment of tribute money to the piratical Barbary States. Cf. Tripolitan War.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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