Definition of Carthaginian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of ancient Carthage.

Group relationships: Carthage
Generic synonyms: African
Specialized synonyms: Hannibal, Hasdrubal

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language. "Carthaginian peace"
Exact synonyms: Punic
Partainyms: Carthage
Derivative terms: Carthage, Punic

Definition of Carthaginian

1. a. Of a pertaining to ancient Carthage, a city of northern Africa.

Definition of Carthaginian

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Carthage ¹

2. Proper noun. A native or inhabitant of Carthage ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carthaginian

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
Carthaginian (current term)
Carthamus tinctorius
Carthusian order
Carum carvi
Carus' circle
Carus' curve
Carvallo's sign

Literary usage of Carthaginian

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

1. A Smaller History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of by William Smith (1899)
"About this time a really great man was placed at the head of the Carthaginian army—a man who, at an earlier period of the war, might have brought the ..."

2. A History of Rome to the Battle of Actium by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1894)
"CHAPTER XXII THE SECOND PUNIC WAR Second Punic war—FIRST PERIOD, from 219 to spring of 217—Origin of the war, Carthaginian expansion in Spain, Hamilcar, ..."

3. Lectures on the History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Fall of the by Barthold Georg Niebuhr (1849)
"WHILE Hamilcar was establishing a'Carthaginian empire in Spain, the Romans acted the part of mere spectators. On his arrival in that country, ..."

4. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1894)
"The Carthaginian army, in frightened and bewildered at so many attacks on so ... Before the Carthaginian ship was even manned, much more before its rowers ..."

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