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Scyth·i·a

 (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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Scythia

(ˈsɪðɪə)
n
(Placename) an ancient region of SE Europe and Asia, north of the Black Sea: now part of Ukraine
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Scyth•i•a

(ˈsɪθ i ə)

n.
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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I thank Max Reinhart for bringing to my attention a symbolic interpretation of the "Parthian shot" in Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, Auloea romana contra Peristromata Turcica expansa: sive, Dissertatio coneordice Christianae omen repraesentans (Nuremberg: Wolfgang Endter, 1641) H2v, 60: Veluti Scythae & Parthi hostes; ita Emblemata Apodosim, vel in ipsa fuga ingeniose insinuant, & spicula quasi retrospiciendo vibrare debent.