Definition of Phoenicia in English:


Syllabification: Phoe·ni·cia
Pronunciation: /fəˈniSHə, -ˈnēSHə
An ancient country on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean Sea, corresponding to modern Lebanon and the coastal plains of Syria. It consisted of a number of city states, including Tyre and Sidon, and was a flourishing center of Mediterranean trade and colonization during the early part of the 1st millennium bc.


from Latin, from Greek Phoinikē.

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