Definition of Parthia

1. Noun. An ancient kingdom in Asia to the southeast of the Caspian Sea; it dominated southwestern Asia from about 250 BC to AD 226.

Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: Asia
Member holonyms: Parthian
Derivative terms: Parthian



Definition of Parthia

1. Proper noun. a region in northeastern Iran ¹

2. Proper noun. territories corresponding to the empire ruled by dynasts from Parthia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parthia

Parsons
Parsons table
Parsonsian
Partav
Parthenic
Parthenium
Parthenium argentatum
Parthenium hysterophorus
Parthenium integrifolium
Parthenocissus
Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Parthenon
Parthenope
Parthenos
Parthia (current term)
Parthian
Parthians
Parti Quebecois
Particular Baptist
Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan
Party of Democratic Kampuchea
Party of God
Party of No
Parula
Parula americana
Parulidae
Parus
Parus atricapillus
Parus bicolor

Literary usage of Parthia

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1. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"THE PRINCE OF Parthia The Prince of Parthia is the first play written by an American to be performed in America by a professional company of actors. ..."

2. Representative Plays by American Dramatists by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"For, in 1765, a book was published, entitled "Juvenile Poems on Various Subjects, with the Prince of Parthia," printed in Philadelphia by one Henry Miller.1 ..."

3. Representative Plays by American Dramatists by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"For, in 1765, a book was published, entitled "Juvenile Poems on Various Subjects, with the Prince of Parthia," printed in Philadelphia by one Henry Miller.1 ..."

4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"from Parthia. This victory making Phraates insupportably insolent and cruel, he was forced by his people into banishment. After he had for a long time ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"MODERN ACCOUNTS OF Parthia This is the history of the Parthians as given by Justin in his abridgement of the lost work of Trogus Pompeius. ..."

6. Annals of Tacitus: Tr. Into English, with Notes and Maps by Cornelius Tacitus, Alfred John Church, William Jackson Brodribb (1906)
"Parthia proper was a dreary, mountainous country to the south-east of the Caspian Sea, and coincided with what are now parts of Khiva, Bokhara, ..."

7. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"A third version says that Arsaces was a Scythian chief, who with a predatory band entered Parthia, drove out the Greeks, and made himself king with the ..."

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