Hyrcania

geographical name
Hyr·​ca·​nia | \ (ˌ)hər-ˈkā-nē-ə How to pronounce Hyrcania (audio) \

Definition of Hyrcania

province of ancient Persia on the southeast coast of the Caspian Sea northeast of Media and northwest of Parthia

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Hyrcanian \ (ˌ)hər-​ˈkā-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Hyrcanian (audio) \ adjective

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