- a former duchy and crown land of Austria: now part of Slovenia.
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Madonna was also accompanied by the bishops of Carniola, Venosa, and Orte.Lucretia Borgia
He added Austria, Styria and Carniola to his dominions by conquest.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
A fusible, inflammable substance, found associated with the native cinnabar of the mines of Idria, in Carniola.
He held the duchies of Carniola and Friuli, as well as the marquisate of Istria.The Shores of the Adriatic
F. Hamilton Jackson
Carniola, Charles guards road into, i. 432;ceded to France, iii.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
- a region of N Slovenia: a former duchy and crownland of Austria (1335–1919); divided between Yugoslavia and Italy in 1919; part of Yugoslavia (1947–92)German name: Krain (krain) Slovene name: Kranj
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