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ˈsɪθ i əscythi·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scythianoun

    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


  1. Scythianoun

    A region in eastern Europe and western Asia, often associated with southern Russia. Precise boundaries vary with author.

  2. Etymology: From Scythia, from Σκυθία.


  1. scythia

    Scythia was a vast region of Eurasia that was inhabited by nomadic people known as Scythians from the 7th century BC to the 3rd century AD. This area was predominantly located in the modern territories of Southern Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan, stretching from the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea into eastern Siberia. The Scythians were known for their horse-riding skills and their warfare, as well as their rich and complex culture which heavily influenced later societies.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. scythia

    A name employed in ancient times to denote a vast, indefinite, and almost unknown territory north and east of the Black Sea, the Caspian, and the Sea of Aral. This country was inhabited by a race of people who were called Scythæ, but who called themselves Scoloti. Only two important events in Scythian history are mentioned by Herodotus; the one is the invasion of Media by the Scythians, and the other that of Scythia by Darius. In 624 B.C. the Scythians entered Media, defeated Cyaxares, the reigning monarch, and occupied the land for twenty-eight years before they were expelled. It was at least ostensibly in revenge for this incursion that Darius Hystaspis determined to invade Scythia about 513 B.C. He formed a bridge across the Danube, and crossing that river obtained some advantages over the Scythians. But he was unable to effect any real conquest over these nomad tribes, and narrowly escaped having his retreat cut off by the destruction of the bridge.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scythia in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scythia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    a small contrasting part of something
    • A. maculation
    • B. epiphora
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