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Definitions for Libyan
ˈlɪb i ənlibyan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Libyanadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Libya

  2. Libyanadjective

    of or relating to Libya or its people

    "the Libyan desert"; "Libyan terrorists"


  1. Libyannoun

    A person from Libya or of Libyan descent.

  2. Libyannoun

    The Libyan language

  3. Libyanadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Libya

  4. Etymology: . English since the 16th century.


  1. libyan

    Demographics of Libya is the demography of Libya, specifically covering population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, and religious affiliations, as well as other aspects of the Libyan population. The Libyan population resides in the country of Libya, a territory located on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa, to the west of and adjacent to Egypt. Libyans live in Tripoli. It is the capital of the country and first in terms of urban population, as well as Benghazi, Libya's second largest city.


  1. libyan

    A Libyan is a person from Libya, a country in North Africa. It can also refer to something that is of, from, or related to Libya such as culture, tradition, language, or history.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Libyanadjective

    of or pertaining to Libya, the ancient name of that part of Africa between Egypt and the Atlantic Ocean, or of Africa as a whole

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Libyan

    lib′yan, adj. of Libya, northern Africa from Egypt to the Atlantic.—n. a native thereof.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Libyan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Libyan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Libyan in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Moss:

    Security advice to ships calling at ports in Libya may change from day to day, vessels transiting through the Mediterranean are advised to remain clear of Libyan waters.

  2. Khalifa Haftar:

    Daesh does not have the capacity to face the Libyan armed forces, but the battle could take time, if the international community supports us, and I ask it to do so by lifting the embargo on weapons, then we could eliminate Daesh in Libya definitively and quickly.

  3. Japan Prime Minister David Cameron:

    It is clearly in our interest to do what we can to support the new fledgling Libyan government ... because of the state it's in is a danger to all of us, we have an interest in doing what we can to support the new government to help it to grow, to help it have the ability to control that country.

  4. Bernardino Leon:

    I urge the respective leaderships ... to listen to calls within their respective houses, and those of the Libyan people, and to desist from any further attempts and maneuverings to obstruct the democratic process.

  5. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    And that's where they're concentrated. And the targets we hit when the Libyan forces identify them. And they do that. I'm certain there will be more.

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