Definitions for hyrcaniahərˈkeɪ ni ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Hyr•ca•ni•ahərˈkeɪ ni ə(n.)
a province of the ancient Persian empire, SE of the Caspian Sea.
Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an ancient province of Persia, on the E. and SE. of the Caspian Sea, celebrated for the savage animals that inhabited its forests, as well as the savagery of its inhabitants.