Definition of Phoenicia in English:


Pronunciation /fəˈniSHə/ /fəˈnɪʃə/ /fəˈnēSHə/ /fəˈniʃə/

Translate Phoenicia into Spanish

proper noun

  • An ancient country on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean Sea, corresponding to modern Lebanon and the coastal plains of Syria. It consisted of a number of city states, including Tyre and Sidon, and was a flourishing center of Mediterranean trade and colonization during the early part of the 1st millennium BC.


From Latin, from Greek Phoinikē.