Meaning of Tunis

Tu•nis

Pronunciation: (t'nis, ty'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in and the capital of Tunisia, in the NE part. 944,000.
  2. one of the former Barbary States in N Africa, once notorious for its pirates: constitutes modern Tunisia.
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