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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Trip·o·li /ˈtrɪpəli/
 矽藻土

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trip·o·li n. Min. An earthy substance originally brought from Tripoli, used in polishing stones and metals. It consists almost wholly of the siliceous shells of diatoms.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tripoli
      n 1: a weathered and decomposed siliceous limestone; in powdered
           form it is used in polishing [syn: rottenstone]
      2: the capital and chief port and largest city of Libya; in
         northwestern Libya on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by
         the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC [syn: Tarabulus
         Al-Gharb, capital of Libya]
      3: a port city and commerical center in northwestern Lebanon on
         the Mediterranean Sea [syn: Tarabulus Ash-Sham, Trablous]