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People's Dictionary of the Bible
Phenice (fe-nî'se or fç'nice). 1. Another and more accurate form for Phœnicia. Acts 11:19; Acts 15:3, A. V. See Phœnicia. 2. A town and harbor, more properly Phœnix (from the Greek word for the palm tree which was indigenous to Crete). Acts 27:12. The town was on the southwest coast of the island of Crete.
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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Phenice'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/p/phenice.html. 1893.