Hyrcanian
adjective see Hyrcania

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  • Hyrcanian — Hyr*ca ni*an, Hyrcan Hyr can, a. Of or pertaining to Hyrcania, an ancient country or province of Asia, southeast of the Caspian (which was also called the Hyrcanian) Sea. The Hyrcan tiger. Hyrcanian deserts. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyrcanian — Gorgan DEC …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hyrcanian — Caspian …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • hyrcanian — hyr·ca·ni·an …   English syllables

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  • Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests — The Caspian and Hyrcanian Mixed Forests ecoregion is an area of lush lowland and montane forests covering about 55,000 square kilometers near the southern shores of the Caspian Sea.ettingIn southeast Azerbaijan, this ecoregion includes the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hyrcan — Hyrcanian Hyr*ca ni*an, Hyrcan Hyr can, a. Of or pertaining to Hyrcania, an ancient country or province of Asia, southeast of the Caspian (which was also called the Hyrcanian) Sea. The Hyrcan tiger. Hyrcanian deserts. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyrcania — Hyrcanian, adj. /heuhr kay nee euh/, n. an ancient province of the Persian empire, SE of the Caspian Sea. * * * ▪ ancient region, Iran Old Persian  Varkana        (“Wolf s Land”), ancient region located southeast of the Caspian Sea. Its capital… …   Universalium

  • Hyrcania — Hyrcanian, adj. /heuhr kay nee euh/, n. an ancient province of the Persian empire, SE of the Caspian Sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyrcania — was the the name of a satrapy located in the territories of present day Golestan, Mazandaran, Gilan and part of Turkmenistan, lands south of the Caspian Sea. To the Greeks, the Caspian Sea was the Hyrcanian Sea . EtymologyThe name Hyrcania is the …   Wikipedia

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