WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Barbary Coast′ Wars, [U.S. Hist.]
  1. American Historywars fought along the coast of North Africa 1801–15 over the harassment of U.S. ships despite the payment of tribute money to the piratical Barbary States. Cf. Tripolitan War.

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