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Colchis

[kol-kis]
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noun
  1. an ancient country in Asia, S of the Caucasus and bordering on the Black Sea: the land of the Golden Fleece and of Medea in Greek mythology.
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Examples from the Web for colchis

Historical Examples

  • It makes a holiday in Colchis whenever such a thing happens.

    Tanglewood Tales

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • He was physician to the Argonauts in their famous expedition to Colchis.

  • Colchis, how can I ever repay you for the time you have given to the manufacture of these crystals?

    A. D. 2000

    Alvarado M. Fuller

  • Colchis pre saw it, and understood it; she could never change.

    A. D. 2000

    Alvarado M. Fuller

  • They are contiguous to the Caucasian mountains, to Iberia, and Colchis.


British Dictionary definitions for colchis

Colchis

noun
  1. an ancient country on the Black Sea south of the Caucasus; the land of Medea and the Golden Fleece in Greek mythology
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