From Latin Mēdia, from Ancient Greek Μηδία (Mēdía), from Μῆδος (Mêdos), from *Mada (vocalization uncertain), the Median language self-designator signifying speakers of the Median language. Compare Old Persian 𐎶𐎠𐎭 (Māda).
- a historical region in northwestern Iran, originally inhabited by the Medes
- territories corresponding to the empire ruled by dynasts from Media
historical region in northwestern Iran
territories corresponding to the empire ruled by dynasts from Media