Associations to the word «Carthage»

Wiktionary

CARTHAGE, proper noun. An ancient city in North Africa, in modern Tunisia
CARTHAGE, proper noun. Any of several cities in Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, South Dakota, Texas
CARTHAGE, proper noun. Any of several towns in Arkansas, Indiana, Maine, North Carolina, Tennessee

Dictionary definition

CARTHAGE, noun. 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.

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