- ancient region in the S Caucasus, in what is now Georgia
- Iberian Peninsula
Origin of IberiaClassical Latin
- An ancient region of Transcaucasia roughly equivalent to the present-day Republic of Georgia. Iberia was allied to Rome and later ruled by a Persian dynasty. It became a Byzantine province in the sixth century AD.
- See Iberian Peninsula.
Iberia on Wikipedia.
OriginSee also: Ibéria
From Ancient Greek Ἰβηρία (Ibēria). Possibly from the same source as Old Armenian Վիրք (Virkʿ).