polis-, polit-, poli-
(Greek: city; method of government; citizenship, government, administration)
Don't confuse this polis, "city" with the suffix -polism, etc. meaning "selling".
A historical region of northern Africa bordering on the Mediterranean Sea. Originally a Phoenician colony, it was later held by Carthage, Numidia, and Rome (after 46 B.C.).
Tripolitania fell to the Vandals in A.D. 435, to the Arabs in the seventh century, and finally to the Ottoman Turks in 1553.
Not politically structured, oriented, or focused; not interested in politics.