Carthage

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geographical name Car·thage \ˈkär-thij\

Definition of Carthage

  1. ancient city and state in northern Africa on the Mediterranean coast northeast of modern Tunis

Carthaginian

play \ˌkär-thə-ˈji-nyən, -nē-ən\ adj or noun

Variants of carthage

or ancient

Carthago

\kär-ˈtä-(ˌ)gō, -ˈthä-\play

CARTHAGE Defined for English Language Learners

Carthage

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geographical name Car·thage \ˈkär-thij\

Definition of Carthage for English Language Learners

  • : city in ancient northern Africa


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