Definition of Phoenicia in English:

Phoenicia

proper noun

  • An ancient country on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean, 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 centre of Mediterranean trade and colonization during the early part of the 1st millennium bc.

Origin

From Latin, from Greek Phoinikē.

Pronunciation:

Phoenicia

/fəˈniːʃə/