Africa, or all the north of Africa between Egypt and the
Atlantio Ocean. It was the Greek name for Africa in general. The Romans
used the word sometimes as synonymous with Africa, and sometimes for
the fringe containing Carthage.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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