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An ancient region on the Black Sea south of the Caucasus Mountains. It was the site of Jason's legendary quest for the Golden Fleece.
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(Placename) an ancient country on the Black Sea south of the Caucasus; the land of Medea and the Golden Fleece in Greek mythology
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an ancient country in Asia S of the Caucasus and bordering on the Black Sea: the land of the Golden Fleece and of Medea in Greek legend.
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|Noun||1.||Colchis - (Greek mythology) a region on the Black Sea to the south of the Caucasus that was the site of an ancient country where (according to Greek mythology) Jason sought the Golden Fleece|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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