from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient region on the Black Sea south of the Caucasus Mountains. It was the site of Jason's legendary quest for the Golden Fleece.
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- proper n. Ancient region and Georgian kingdom south of Caucasus mountains and west of Iberia on the east shore of the Black Sea, in what is now western Georgia.
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- n. (Greek mythology) a region on the Black Sea to the south of the Caucasus that was the site of an ancient country where (according to Greek mythology) Jason sought the Golden Fleece
From Ancient Greek Κολχίς (Kolkhis). (Wiktionary)