Barbary states

the name for Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli when they were centers of corsair activity, c1520–1830.
Historical Examples

The Barbary States seem less barbarous, when we no longer discern this cruel oppression.
Charles Sumner; his complete works; Volume 2 (of 20) Charles Sumner

The Barbary States, then, bear their past character in their name.
Charles Sumner; his complete works; Volume 2 (of 20) Charles Sumner

Tunis (tu’nls), a country in N. Africa, one of the Barbary States.
Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four. William H. Elson

Let us, then, with hope and confidence, turn to the Barbary States!
White Slavery in the Barbary States Charles Sumner

The efforts to escape from slavery in the Barbary States, so far as they can be traced, are full of interest.
Charles Sumner; his complete works; Volume 2 (of 20) Charles Sumner

Tripoli is the most easterly, and the most wretched of the Barbary States.
The World of Waters Mrs. David Osborne

Decatur was the most conspicuous hero in the war with the Barbary States.
Harper’s Young People, August 3, 1880 Various

Two other Barbary States, Morocco and Tunis, began to be impudent because they did not get enough money.
Hero Stories from American History Albert F. Blaisdell

With the other Barbary States our affairs have undergone no change.
A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Edited by James D. Richardson

I wish I could say that our situation with all the other Barbary States was entirely satisfactory.
Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16) Thomas Hart Benton


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