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An ancient city and state of northern Africa on the Bay of Tunis northeast of modern Tunis. It was founded by the Phoenicians in the ninth century bc and became the center of a maritime empire in the Mediterranean after the sixth century bc. The city was destroyed by the Romans at the end of the Third Punic War (146 bc) but was rebuilt by Julius Caesar and later (ad 439-533) served as capital of the Vandals before its virtual annihilation by the Arabs (698).
Car′tha·gin′i·an (kär′thə-jĭn′ē-ən) adj. & n.
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(Placename) an ancient city state, on the N African coast near present-day Tunis. Founded about 800 bc by Phoenician traders, it grew into an empire dominating N Africa and the Mediterranean. Destroyed and then rebuilt by Rome, it was finally razed by the Arabs in 697 ad. See also Punic Wars
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an ancient city-state in N Africa near modern Tunis: founded by the Phoenicians in the 9th cent. B.C.; destroyed 146 B.C. in the last Punic War.
Car•tha•gin•i•an (ˌkɑr θəˈdʒɪn i ən) n., adj.
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|Noun||1.||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|
Phenicia, Phoenicia - an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean
Carthaginian - a native or inhabitant of ancient Carthage
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Carthage[ˈkɑːθɪdʒ] N → Cartago f
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n → Karthago nt
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Carthage[ˈkɑːθɪdʒ] n → Cartagine f
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