from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Sarmatia, an ancient region extending from the Volga vaguely westward, identified poetically with Poland; pertaining to the inhabitants of this region.
  • noun A member of one of the ancient tribes, probably of Median affinities, which wandered in southern Russia, Hungary, and elsewhere. The Sarmatians became merged in other peoples.
  • noun In geology, the uppermost stage of the Miocene Tertiary in the Vienna basin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Sarmatia, or its inhabitants, the ancestors of the Russians and the Poles.


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