Dictionary.com

Tarshish

[ tahr-shish ]
/ ˈtɑr ʃɪʃ /
Save This Word!

noun
an ancient country, of uncertain location, mentioned in the Bible. 1 Kings 10:22.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of Tarshish

From Late Latin Tharsis, from Greek Tharsís, from Hebrew Tarshīsh
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Tarshish in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Tarshish

Tarshish
/ (ˈtɑːʃɪʃ) /

noun Old Testament
an ancient port, mentioned in I Kings 10:22, situated in Spain or in one of the Phoenician colonies in Sardinia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK