Transliterates the Arabic neologism جماهيرية (“[state] of the masses”), which derives from جمهورية (jumhūriyya, “republic”) by changing the first element, [script?] (jumhūr, “public”), to its plural form, جماهير (jamāhīr, “the masses”).
- State of the masses; people's republic; the form of the Libyan state ruled by Muammar Gaddafi from 1977-2011, during which time it was known as the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.
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