from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient region of Eurasia extending from the mouth of the Danube River on the Black Sea to the territory east of the Aral Sea. The nomadic people of the region flourished from the eighth to the fourth century B.C. but were conquered by the Sarmatians in the second century and were soon subsumed into other cultures.
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- proper n. A region in eastern Europe and western Asia, often associated with southern Russia. Precise boundaries vary with author.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an ancient area of Eurasia extending from the Black Sea to the Aral Sea that was populated by Scythians from the eighth to the fourth century BC
From Latin Scythia, from Ancient Greek Σκυθία (Skuthia). (Wiktionary)