Meaning of Carthage


Pronunciation: (kär'thij), [key]
— n.
  1. an ancient city-state in N Africa, near modern Tunis: founded by the Phoenicians in the middle of the 9th century b.c.; destroyed in 146 b.c. in the last of the Punic Wars.
  2. a town in central Missouri. 11,104.
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