WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
Carthaginian peace, 
  1. Ancient Historythe treaty by which Rome reduced Carthage to the status of a puppet state in 201 b.c.
  2. Ancient History, Governmentany brutal peace treaty demanding total subjugation of the defeated side.

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