karst

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noun \ ˈkärst \

Definition of karst

:an irregular limestone region with sinkholes, underground streams, and caverns

karstic

play \ˈkär-stik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of karst

German, from Slovene dialect or Croatian dialect kras, kars, type of rock, region composed of such rock


Karst

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geographical name \ ˈkärst \
variants: or Kras play \ˈkräs\ or Italian Carso play \ˈkär-(ˌ)sō\

Definition of Karst

limestone plateau northeast of the Istrian Peninsula in western Slovenia extending into eastern Italy

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