Zama

[ zey-muh, zah-mah ]
/ ˈzeɪ mə, ˈzɑ mɑ /

noun

an ancient town in N Africa, SW of Carthage: the Romans defeated Hannibal near here in the final battle of the second Punic War, 202 b.c.

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Zama
/ (ˈzɑːmə) /

noun

the name of several ancient cities in N Africa, including the one near the site of Scipio's decisive defeat of Hannibal (202 bc)
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