Definitions for zamaˈzeɪ mə, ˈzɑ mɑ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Za•maˈzeɪ mə, ˈzɑ mɑ(n.)

  1. 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 .

    Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Zama, battle of Zama(noun)

    the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War


  1. Zama

    Zama is a city located in central Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The city is also home to the United States' Camp Zama Army base. As of June 1, 2012, the city had an estimated population of 129,568 and a population density of 7,370 persons per km². The total area was 17.58 km².

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Zama

    a fortified city of ancient Numidea, 100 m. SW. of Carthage, where Hannibal (q. v.) was defeated by Scipio Africanus, and the Second Punic War (q. v.) brought to an end, and the fate of Carthage virtually sealed.

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