(place) Province of the ancient Persian & Macedonian empires, on the S & SE coast of the Caspian Sea.
(historical) A region in south of Caspian Sea.
Origin of hyrcania
From LatinHyrcania, from Ancient Greek Ὑρκανία (Hurkāniā), from Old Iranian. See for more.
Hyrcania Sentence Examples
For this patron several of his treatises were written; and the commencement of his Canon of Medicine also dates from his stay in Hyrcania.
Tiridates, who was proclaimed king, could no longer maintain himself, because he appeared to be a vassal of the Romans; Artabanus returned from Hyrcania with a strong army of Scythian (Dahan) auxiliaries, and was again acknowledged by the Parthians.
In 209 Antiochus invaded Parthia, occupied the capital Hecatompylus and pushed forward into Hyrcania.