Definition of Libyan

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Libya.

Group relationships: Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Generic synonyms: African

2. Adjective. Of or relating to Libya or its people. "Libyan terrorists"
Partainyms: Libya
Derivative terms: Libya

Definition of Libyan

1. a. 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.

Definition of Libyan

1. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Libya ¹

2. Noun. A person from Libya or of Libyan descent. ¹

3. Noun. The Libyan language ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Libyan

Libocedrus bidwillii
Libocedrus decurrens
Libocedrus plumosa
Liborius' method
Libra the Balance
Libra the Scales
Libyan (current term)
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Libyan Arabic
Libyan Desert
Libyan Fighting Group
Libyan Islamic Fighting Group
Libyan Islamic Group
Libyan dinar
Libyan dirham
Libyan monetary unit
Lichanura trivirgata

Literary usage of Libyan

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1. Herodotus: the fourth, fifth, and sixth books by Herodotus, Reginald Walter Macan (1895)
"The Egyptian army with him is a native army ; Libyan invasions are unrecorded ; the only Libyan Pharaoh, or even pretender, of whom he has anything to ..."

2. U.S.-Libya Relations: A New Era?: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by Ed Royce (2001)
"I am really proud to be a Libyan American, and believe me, ... I hope someday I will see a Libyan and an American team under the same setting. ..."

3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1900)
"Also Libyan Seriei: Jebel Krer. 11. ... Libyan Series : junction of Wadi Baba and Wadi ... Libyan Libyan Series: Jebel Krer. Series : Jebel Krer. 30. ..."

4. Egyptological Researches by Wilhelm Max Müller (1906)
"It is engraved in the name of a Libyan officer, "the great shield-bearer" (grt== Semitic galla') of Pharaoh. Like all legal inscriptions of this kind, ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1890)
"On Etruscan and Libyan Names. A Comparative Study. By Daniel G. Brinton, ... Libyan Epigraphy. In October last (1889) I laid before this Society a series of ..."

6. Arts of the World: Comparative Art Studies by Edwin Swift Balch (1920)
"The native arts of Africa fall into three chief classes: Bushman, Libyan ... The Bushman, Libyan, and Pygmy arts belong to the family of naturalistic art. ..."

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