Definition of Carthage in English:

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Carthage

Pronunciation: /ˈkärTHəj/
An ancient city on the coast of North Africa near present-day Tunis. Founded by the Phoenicians circa 814 bc, it became a major force in the Mediterranean Sea area and fought with Rome during the Punic Wars. It was finally destroyed by the Romans in 146 bc.
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