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Which city-state did Rome conquer across the Mediterranean sea?

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The nation that Rome conquered across the Mediterranean was Carthage. Rome and Carthage were adversaries in the Mediterranean, Spain, and other areas. There were a total of three wars between them (264–146 BCE). Rome's victory enabled it to become the dominant power in the Mediterranean for a long time. Carthage, on the other hand, was completely obliterated at the end of the conflict.

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