Carthaginian

Definitions

  • His Excellency Q. Fabius offering Peace or War to the Carthaginian Senate
    His Excellency Q. Fabius offering Peace or War to the Carthaginian Senate
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Carthaginian of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language "the Punic Wars","Carthaginian peace"
    • n Carthaginian a native or inhabitant of ancient Carthage
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Carthaginian Of a pertaining to ancient Carthage, a city of northern Africa.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • carthaginian Pertaining to ancient Carthage, a city and state on the northern coast of Africa, near the modern Tunis, founded by the Phenicians of Tyre in the ninth century B.C. See Punic.
    • n carthaginian An inhabitant or a native of Carthage.
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Usage

In literature:

The Young Carthaginian: A Story of the Times of Hannibal.
"Slow and Sure" by Horatio Alger
But on the northern coast of the Mediterranean there was another power which was waxing, while the Carthaginian was waning.
"A Short History of Spain" by Mary Platt Parmele
Emanuel de Moraez, in his history of Brazil, says that this continent was wholly peopled by the Carthaginians and Israelites.
"Chronicles of Border Warfare" by Alexander Scott Withers
In Africa the Egyptians and Carthaginians are the only nations of antiquity of which we have much historic knowledge.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
And he wondered more and more what ridiculous quality the Carthaginians could have found in her who had returned in such splendor.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
Cherchel was a city of the Carthaginians, who named it Jol.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
The Carthaginian merchants did not carry for hire, but dealt in their commodities.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
It was purchased from the Carthaginians, by Dionysius the elder, for 120 talents.
"The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed." by Elizabeth Stone
They were two Roman soldiers, an old Carthaginian mariner, and a Celtiberian.
"Sónnica" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
The Carthaginians also exploited mines in Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica.
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
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In poetry:

(Forgive the entrance of the not
Too cogent Carthaginian.
It may have been to make a rhyme;
I lean to that opinion.)
"On the Disastrous Spread of Aestheticism in all Classes" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

From Carthaginian, Roman, Byzantine, Vandal, Arab-Muslim, and European conquerors to the policies of modern-day North African leaders, the Amazigh have been oppressed throughout their millennia-long history.
It's the latest volley over the purpose of Carthaginian burial site in North Africa.
The shoe was happily on the other foot for Carthaginian Cheryle Finley.
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In science:

Having lost their homes, they sailed to the Corsica island and invaded it after a awful sea battle with the Carthaginians and Etruscans, just to drive once again into the sea as refugees after ten years later (in 545 BC) their rivals regained the island.
Zeno meets modern science
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