[ tahr-shish ]
/ ˈtɑr ʃɪʃ /
an ancient country, of uncertain location, mentioned in the Bible. 1 Kings 10:22.
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Origin of Tarshish
From Late Latin Tharsis, from Greek Tharsís, from Hebrew Tarshīsh
Words nearby Tarshish
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How to use Tarshish in a sentence
The description begins with Tarshish, then of great renown, and ends with mentioning the ships of Tarshish.
His chief secular poem, "The Topaz" (Tarshish), is in ten parts, and contains 1210 lines.
No one knows were Nod was situated, nor can the most learned archaeologists denote the actual position of Tarshish.
I shall not regret my disaster at the hands of the Chaldeans, if it ends in a voyage to Tarshish with you.
Wine, meanwhile, had been brought in, and Adonibal himself handed us each an ivory goblet with a rim of Tarshish silver.
British Dictionary definitions for Tarshish
noun Old Testament
an ancient port, mentioned in I Kings 10:22, situated in Spain or in one of the Phoenician colonies in Sardinia
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