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Phoe•ni•cia(fɪˈnɪʃ ə, -ˈni ʃə)
an ancient kingdom on the Mediterranean, in the region of modern Lebanon and Syria.
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|Noun||1.||Phenicia - an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean|
Phoenician - the extinct language of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the ancient world
Carthage - an ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis; founded by Phoenicians; destroyed and rebuilt by Romans; razed by Arabs in 697
Utica - an ancient city on the north coast of Africa (northwest of Carthage); destroyed by Arabs around 700 AD
Ashtoreth, Astarte - an ancient Phoenician goddess of love and fertility; the Phoenician counterpart to Ishtar
Dagon - god of agriculture and the earth; national god of Philistines