Tunis meaning

to͝o'nĭs, tyo͝o'-
A former Barbary state on the northern coast of Africa south and west of the ancient city of Carthage. It was conquered by the Turks in 1574 and later became a French protectorate (1881).
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The capital and largest city of Tunisia, in the northern part of the country on the Gulf of Tunis, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. It occupies a site near the ruins of ancient Carthage.
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Capital of Tunisia: seaport near the site of ancient Carthage.
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Former Barbary State that became Tunisia.
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(law) Abbreviation of Tunisia.
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