Carinthia

geographical name
Ca·​rin·​thia | \ kə-ˈrin(t)-thē-ə How to pronounce Carinthia (audio) \

Definition of Carinthia

region of central Europe in the eastern Alps; once a duchy; Austrian crown land 1849–1918; after 1918 most became part of Austria with parts going to Italy and the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes

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Carinthian \ kə-​ˈrin(t)-​thē-​ən How to pronounce Carinthian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Carinthia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carinthia. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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