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Carthage Line breaks: Car|thage
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːθɪdʒ/

Definition of Carthage in English:

An ancient city on the coast of North Africa near present-day Tunis. Founded by the Phoenicians circa 814 bc, Carthage became a major force in the Mediterranean, and came into conflict with Rome in the Punic Wars. It was finally destroyed by the Romans in 146 bc.

Words that rhyme with Carthage

pilotage • parentage

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