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Barbary

a historic name for a region of N Africa extending from W Egypt to the Atlantic and including the former Barbary States of Tripolitania, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco
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This book follows Intrepid Sailors: The Legacy of PrebleAEs Boys and the Tripoli Campaign, which left off where To The Walls of Derne picks up in the story of AmericaAEs first overseas conflict, the war with Tripoli and the Barbary pirates.
Barbary, of Walesbeech, Crawley, and Maynard, of New England Road, Haywards Heath, were today beginning jail sentences totalling 28 years.
Barbary, 29, of Crawley, got 12 years at Lewes crown court and Maynard, 30, of Haywards Heath, 16 years, two months.
Barbary Barbary macaques were macaques were believed to have been introduced from Africa in the 18th century by British soldiers.
This is a detailed, synthetic account of the Barbary corsairs who rose from a minor Mediterranean nuisance to become a major maritime menace.
Monkey business: Visit Gibraltar's Barbary Macaques on a day trip to the island
The Barbary figs of the title first appear as symbols of a high Algerian civilization: they feature on the coat of arms of Si Mustafa, Omar's grandfather, and on his office shelves, beside trophies he has won as a successful breeder of horses.
STAFF needed a helping hand to install a giant rock in the Barbary sheep enclosure at Dudley Zoo.
They'll be able to arrange their day in the company of 140 Barbary macaques who roam Trentham's Monkey Forest.
After the lackluster response to his second novel, Barbary Shore (1951), Mailer risked his reputation by writing a book so obscene in the eyes of his publisher, Rinehart, that it was unceremoniously rejected; it eventually found a home with Putnam.
Within the sea services, allusion to the Barbary pirates and the "shores of Tripoli" continues to resonate.