Punic Wars


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Punic Wars

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(Historical Terms) three wars (264–241 bc, 218–201 bc, and 149–146 bc), in which Rome crushed Carthaginian power, destroying Carthage itself

Pu′nic Wars′


n.pl.
the three wars waged by Rome against Carthage, 264–241, 218–201, and 149–146 B.C., resulting in the destruction of Carthage and the annexation of its territory by Rome.

Punic Wars

A series of conflicts between Carthage and Rome 264–146 BC.
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