Related formsCar·tha·gin·i·an [kahr-thuh-jin-ee-uh n] /ˌkɑr θəˈdʒɪn i ən/, adjective, nounpseu·do-Car·tha·gin·i·an, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for carthage
With a breathtaking view over the bay and the ruins of Carthage, we could see all the way back to Tunis and the Kasbah.A Woman Blogger’s Scoop Helped Save Tunisia From Islamists|Thomas A. Bass|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was a widow hated by most of the town of Carthage, Texas.Shirley MacLaine on ‘Bernie,’ ‘Downton Abbey,’ and Her Lifetime Achievments|Lorenza Muñoz|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His Manichaean friends urged him to take this step, which was rendered easier by the licentious lives of the students at Carthage.
It will be remembered that Carthage was originally founded by a Tyrian Princess and her countrymen.
Hidden in a magic mist, the pair approach Carthage, which they find still building.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
I think your triumph over Carthage more glorious than mine over Judæa.Dialogues of the Dead|Lord Lyttelton
She was a French transport, the Carthage, and she took exactly four minutes to sink.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for carthage
Culture definitions for carthage
An ancient city in north Africa, established by traders from Phoenicia. Carthage was a commercial and political rival of Rome for much of the third and second centuries b.c. The Carthaginian general Hannibal attempted to capture Rome by moving an army from Spain through the Alps, but he was prevented and finally defeated in his own country. At the end of the Punic Wars, the Romans destroyed Carthage, as the senator Cato had long urged. The character Dido, lover of Aeneas in the Aeneid, was a queen of Carthage.