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 (sĭth′ē-ə, sĭth′-)
An ancient region of Eurasia extending from the mouth of the Danube River on the Black Sea to the territory east of the Aral Sea. The nomadic people of the region flourished from the eighth to the fourth century bc but were conquered by the Sarmatians in the second century and were soon subsumed into other cultures.
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(Placename) an ancient region of SE Europe and Asia, north of the Black Sea: now part of Ukraine
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(ˈsɪθ i ə)

the ancient name of a region in SE Europe and Asia, between the Black and Aral seas.
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Noun1.Scythia - 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
Eurasia - the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
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In this Juncture came the King, and having seen what Havock the Enemy made of Cullembach's Troops, he comes riding along the Front of our three Brigades, and himself led us on to the Charge; the Collenel of his Guards, the Baron Dyvel, was shot dead just as the King had given him some Orders: When the Scots advanced, seconded by some Regiments of Horse which the King also sent to the Charge, the bloodiest Fight began that ever man beheld, for the Scotish Brigades giving Fire three Ranks at a Time over one anothers Heads, pour'd in their Shot so thick, that the Enemy were cut down like Grass before a Scyth; and following into the thickest of their Foot with the Clubs of their Muskets made a most dreadful Slaughter, and yet there was no flying.
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