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Tripol'itan War'




a war (1801–05) that Tripoli declared on the United States because of American refusal to pay tribute for the safe passage of shipping in Barbary Coastal waters. Cf. Barbary Coast Wars.

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

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