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Phenicia

Definition:

an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean

Class:

location noun (spatial position)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Examples:

Carthage | Utica

Synonyms:

Phoenicia

Etymology:

Latin, from Phœnice 'Phoenicia', learned borrowing from Ancient Greek Φοινίκη...
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Phoenicia

an ancient Semitic civilization situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent and centered on the coastline of modern Lebanon. All major Phoenician cities were on the coastline of the Mediterranean, some colonies reaching the Western ... (38 of 7093 words, pronunciation, 10 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Phoenicia

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Phoenicia | Phenicia

ancient territory occupied by Phoenicians. The name Phoenicia also appears as Phenice and Phenicia. These people were Canaanites, and in the 9th ... (22 of 105 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/history​/A​0838839​.html

Wiktionary:

Phoenicia | Phenicia [non-standard, sense-specific] | Phœnicia [archaic, sense-specific]

the land of city states of the Phoenicians which around 1000 BC was situated on the coast of present day Syria and Lebanon, and included the cities of Tyre and Sidon. | the trading empire of the Phoenicians which spread across most of the eastern ... (44 of 53 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Phoenicia

Random House Dictionary:

Phoenicia | Phenicia

an ancient kingdom on the Mediterranean, in the region of modern Syria, Lebanon, and Israel. See map under "Tyre". (19 of 25 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/phoenicia

New World Dictionary:

Phoenicia | Phenicia

ancient region of city-states at the eastern end of the Mediterranean, in the region of present-day Syria & Lebanon (19 of 23 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/phoenicia

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Phoenicia [historical region, Asia]

ancient region corresponding to modern Lebanon, with adjoining parts of modern Syria and Israel. Its inhabitants, the Phoenicians, were notable ... (20 of 634 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/457123​/Phoenicia

Collins Dictionary:

Phoenicia

an ancient maritime country extending from the Mediterranean Sea to the Lebanon Mountains, now occupied by the coastal regions of Lebanon and parts of ... (24 of 316 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/phoenicia

American Heritage Dictionary:

Phoenicia

An ancient maritime country of southwest Asia consisting of city-states along the eastern Mediterranean Sea in present-day Syria and Lebanon. Its ... (21 of 92 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/phoenicia

Oxford Dictionary:

Phoenicia

an ancient country on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean, corresponding to modern Lebanon and the coastal plains of Syria. It consisted of a ... (24 of 72 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Phoenicia

Merriam-Webster:

Phoenicia

ancient country southwestern Asia at eastern end of the Mediterranean in modern Syria and Lebanon (15 of 22 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/phoenicia

Encarta Dictionary:

Phoenicia

ancient region on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea in modern Lebanon and Syria. It was the site of several city-kingdoms, whose people ... (24 of 42 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 701708630​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

Phoenicia

Origin: Latin, from Phœnice 'Phoenicia', learned borrowing from Ancient Greek Φοινίκη (Phoiníkē), from φοίνικι (phoíniki) 'Phoenicians', from Mycenaean Greek po-ni-ki-jo, from Egyptian fnḫw... (22 of 25 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Phoenicia

Oxford Dictionary:

Phoenicia

Origin: Latin, from Greek Phoinikē

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Phoenicia

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

Phenicia

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Phenicia"

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Phoenicia

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Phoenicia"

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YourDictionary Audio:

Phenicia

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Phoenicia

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Collins Dictionary:

Phoenicia

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Phoenicia"

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Google Dictionary:

Phoenicia

Audio: English pronunciation of "Phoenicia"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Phoenicia

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Phoenicia"

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