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Definition 1: a native or inhabitant of ancient Carthage - [noun denoting person]

(carthaginian is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of Africa

(... is an instance of carthaginian) general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC)

(... is an instance of carthaginian) general who commanded a Carthaginian army in Spain; joined his brother Hannibal in Italy and was killed by the Romans at the battle of Metaurus River (died 207 BC)

(... is a member of carthaginian) an ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis; founded by Phoenicians; destroyed and rebuilt by Romans; razed by Arabs in 697

Definition 2: of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where carthaginian or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Punic Wars
  • Carthaginian peace

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