Phoenician

Phoenician
Phoe·ni·cian || fɪ'nɪʃɪən n. resident of Phoenician empire (ancient kingdom that was located on the territory of modern-day Syria, Lebanon and Israel) adj. of or belonging to Phoenicia (ancient kingdom that was located on the territory of modern-day Syria, Lebanon and Israel)

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