meaning of Caspian

Caspian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

inland water of central Asia, 1580s, from Latin Caspius, from Greek Kaspios, known as for indigenous people who lived on its shores (but have been reported to be initially through the Caucasus), Latin Caspii, from a native self-designation, maybe literally "white."

Caspian meaning in General Dictionary

a large saltwater pond between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water on earth

Sentence Examples with the word Caspian

The most famous Arsaces was the chief of the Parni, one of the nomadic Scythian or Dahan tribes in the desert east of the Caspian Sea.

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