chalybean

chalybean

(ˌkælɪˈbiːən)
adj
1. anthropol of or relating to the Chalybes, an ancient tribe of central Asia noted for their skill with iron and steel
2. (Metallurgy) obsolete (of steel) of superior quality
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During this part of the journey, which concludes when the Greeks reach the Black Sea, the army is compelled to make its way through snow-covered mountain passes and to fight on a daily basis against valiant foes, including Kurds, Chaldaeans, Taochians, Chalybeans, Phasians, Macronians, and Colchians.