An ancient country on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean, 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 centre of Mediterranean trade and colonization during the early part of the 1st millennium bc.
from Latin, from Greek Phoinikē.
Definición de Phoenicia en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.