Definition of Sarmatia in English:


Line breaks: Sar|ma¦tia
Pronunciation: /sɑːˈmeɪʃə
An ancient region situated to the north of the Black Sea, extending originally from the Urals to the Don and inhabited by Slavic peoples.



adjective & noun
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  • 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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