karst

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noun \ˈkärst\

Definition of karst

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

karstic

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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\
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Kras

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Carso

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Definition of Karst

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


KARST Defined for English Language Learners

Karst

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geographical name

Definition of Karst for English Language Learners

  • : area in Slovenia and Italy


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