Sarmatia[sär mā′s̸hə, -s̸hē ə]
Sarmatia definition by Webster's New World
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ancient region in E Europe, between the Vistula & Volga rivers, occupied by the Sarmatians (c. 300 -c. 200)
Sarmatia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An ancient region of eastern Europe northeast of the Black Sea. The Sarmatian people occupied the area after the fourth century B.C. and fled across the Carpathian Mountains and along the Danube River after the onslaught of the Huns. The term is also applied to the territory between the Vistula and Volga rivers during the time of the Roman Empire.
- Sar·maˈtian adjective & n.