Parthia

Parthia

[pahr-thee-uh]
noun
an ancient country in W Asia, SE of the Caspian Sea: conquered by the Persians a.d. 226; now a part of NE Iran.
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Parthia (ˈpɑːθɪə)
 
n
a country in ancient Asia, southeast of the Caspian Sea, that expanded into a great empire dominating SW Asia in the 2nd century bc It was destroyed by the Sassanids in the 3rd century ad

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