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Of or relating to ancient Phoenicia or its people, language, or culture.
1. A native or inhabitant of ancient Phoenicia.
2. The Semitic language of ancient Phoenicia.
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1. (Peoples) a member of an ancient Semitic people of NW Syria who dominated the trade of the ancient world in the first millennium bc and founded colonies throughout the Mediterranean
2. (Languages) the extinct language of this people, belonging to the Canaanitic branch of the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
(Historical Terms) of or relating to Phoenicia, the Phoenicians, or their language
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Phoe•ni•cian(fɪˈnɪʃ ən, -ˈni ʃən)
1. a member of a Semitic people of Phoenicia, prominent in Mediterranean history from c1100 to c625 b.c. as merchants and colonizers.
2. the extinct western Semitic language of the Phoenicians.adj.
3. of or pertaining to Phoenicia, its people, or their language.
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|Noun||1.||Phoenician - a member of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the first millennium B.C.|
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
|2.||Phoenician - the extinct language of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the ancient world|
Punic - the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage
|Adj.||1.||Phoenician - of or relating to or characteristic of Phoenicia or its inhabitants|
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A. ADJ → fenicio
B. N → fenicio/a m/f
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