Iberia


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I·be·ri·a

 (ī-bîr′ē-ə)
1. An ancient region of Transcaucasia roughly equivalent to the present-day Republic of Georgia. Iberia was allied to Rome and later ruled by a Persian dynasty. It became a Byzantine province in the sixth century ad.

Iberia

(aɪˈbɪərɪə)
n
1. (Placename) the Iberian Peninsula
2. (Placename) an ancient region in central Asia, south of the Caucasus corresponding approximately to present-day Georgia

I•be•ri•a

(aɪˈbɪər i ə)

n.
1. Also called Ibe′rian Penin′sula. a peninsula in SW Europe, comprising Spain and Portugal.
2. an ancient region S of the Caucasus in what is now the Georgian Republic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Iberia - an ancient geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains that corresponded approximately to the present-day Georgia
Iberian - a native or inhabitant of Iberia in the Caucasus
2.Iberia - a peninsula in southwestern EuropeIberia - a peninsula in southwestern Europe  
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
Andorra, Principality of Andorra - a small republic in the eastern Pyrenees between Spain and France
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Iberian - a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula (especially in ancient times)
Translations

Iberia

[aɪˈbɪərɪə] NIberia f

Iberia

nIberien nt
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