Phoenicia

geographical name
Phoe·​ni·​cia | \ fi-ˈni-sh(ē-)ə How to pronounce Phoenicia (audio) , -ˈnē- \

Definition of Phoenicia

ancient country of southwestern Asia at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea where modern Lebanon and adjacent parts of Syria and Israel now are

— see also phoenician

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“Phoenicia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phoenicia. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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