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Sarmatia

[sahr-mey-shee-uh, -shuh] /sɑrˈmeɪ ʃi ə, -ʃə/
noun
1.
the ancient name of a region in E Europe, between the Vistula and the Volga.
Related forms
Sarmatian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sarmatian

Sarmatia

/sɑːˈmeɪʃɪə/
noun
1.
the ancient name of a region between the Volga and Vistula Rivers now covering parts of Poland, Belarus, and SW Russia

Sarmatian

/sɑːˈmeɪʃɪən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Sarmatia, an ancient region of E Europe
adjective
2.
of or relating to Sarmatia or its inhabitants
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Word Origin and History for sarmatian

Sarmatia

Latin Sarmatia, from Greek Sarmates, name of an ancient tribe which wandered the plains of eastern Europe west of the Volga; later poetically identified with Poland. Related: Sarmatian.

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