Carthage

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From Latin Carthāgo, from Phoenician 𐤒𐤀𐤓𐤕𐤇𐤀𐤃𐤀𐤔𐤕 (Qart-ḥadašt, New City), implying that it was a “new Tyre” (Carthage was founded by Phoenician colonists from Tyre). Compare the Aramaic קרתא חדאתא (qarta ḥdatha, new city). Cognate to Ancient Greek Καρχηδών (Karkhēdṓn), Arabic قرطاج (Qarṭāj), modern Hebrew קרתגו (Qartágo).

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Carthage

  1. An ancient city in North Africa, in modern Tunisia.

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  1. Carthage

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