- an ancient country, of uncertain location, mentioned in the Bible. I Kings 10:22.
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Examples from the Web for tarshish
I seek a passage in this ship to Tarshish; how soon sail ye, sir?'
By all accounts Tarshish could have been no other city than the modern Cadiz.
He skulks about the wharves of Joppa, and seeks a ship that's bound for Tarshish.
Pass ye over to Tarshish; howl, ye inhabitants of the coast!The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)
What I want now is to get to Tarshish, and to find adventures to divert me.The Adventures of Captain Mago
- an ancient port, mentioned in I Kings 10:22, situated in Spain or in one of the Phoenician colonies in Sardinia