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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.


(Placename) an ancient country on the Black Sea south of the Caucasus; the land of Medea and the Golden Fleece in Greek mythology


(ˈkɒl kɪs)

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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Noun1.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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