Definition of Sarmatia in English:

Sarmatia

Syllabification: Sar·ma·ti·a
Pronunciation: /särˈmāSH(ē)ə
 
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An ancient region, located north of the Black Sea, that extended from the Ural Mountains to the Don River.

Derivatives

Sarmatian

Pronunciation: /-ˈmāSHən/
adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • He was part of the Sarmatian cavalry, an elite unit who won their freedom by serving the Roman Empire for 15 years.
  • A recent, and rather contentious, article in Folklore applied this idea to a group of Sarmatian mercenaries who settled in northern Britain in the second century.
  • What a field of extermination lies before the Saxon Celtic and Sarmatian races!

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