Definition of Carthage

1. 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.

Generic synonyms: City State, City-state
Group relationships: Phenicia, Phoenicia
Member holonyms: Carthaginian
Derivative terms: Carthaginian

Definition of Carthage

1. Proper noun. An ancient city in North Africa, in modern Tunisia. ¹

¹ Source:

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carthage

Cartesian circle
Cartesian circles
Cartesian coordinate
Cartesian coordinates
Cartesian distance
Cartesian diver
Cartesian divers
Cartesian doubt
Cartesian doubts
Cartesian plane
Cartesian product
Cartesian products
Cartesian space
Cartesian well
Carthage (current term)
Carthamus tinctorius
Carthusian order
Carum carvi
Carus' circle
Carus' curve

Literary usage of Carthage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"As he advanced towards Carthage, he was forced to withdraw his troops from the Western provinces; the sea-coast was exposed to the naval enterprises of the ..."

2. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"The vigilance of his enemies wa» relaxed by the protestations of friendship, which concealed his hostile approach; and Carthage was at length surprised by ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The final catastrophe came with , he fall of Carthage into the hands of the Arabs in 698. From this time the once flourishing Church of Africa is rarely ..."

4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"THE STORY OF Carthage THE city of Carthage was the culmination in history of the commerce, ambition, and military prowess of the Phoenician people. ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Carthage on!Search for Carthage on!Search for Carthage on Google!Search for Carthage on Wikipedia!