Zakarpats'ka

geographical name
Za·​kar·​pat·​s'ka | \ ˌzä-kər-ˈpät-skə How to pronounce Zakarpats'ka (audio) \
variants: or formerly Carpathian Ruthenia \ kär-​ˈpā-​thē-​ən-​rü-​ˈthē-​nyə How to pronounce Carpathian Ruthenia (audio) , -​nē-​ə \ or Ruthenia \ rü-​ˈthē-​nyə How to pronounce Ruthenia (audio) , -​nē-​ə \

Definition of Zakarpats'ka

region of western Ukraine south of the Carpathian Mountains capital Uzhgorod area 4942 square miles (12,800 square kilometers), population 1,258,264

Note: Zakarpats'ka was part of Hungary before 1918 from1939 to 1945. From 1918 to 1938, it was a province of Czechoslovakia.

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“Zakarpats'ka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zakarpats%27ka. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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