- a region in SE Europe, S of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian seas: constituted a republic 1922–36 (Transcauca·sian So·cialist Fed·erated So·viet Repub·lic); area now includes the republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
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The peace treaty provided for the ceding to the Central Powers of the Transcaucasian provinces, already mentioned.
There are Transcaucasian specimens in the same herbarium, but taller, and they are not said to be wild.Origin of Cultivated Plants
Alphonse De Candolle
She could therefore ill afford to spare any considerable part of her forces for an extended Transcaucasian campaign.
- of or relating to the central Asian region of Transcaucasia or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Transcaucasia
- a region in central Asia, south of the Caucasus Mountains between the Black and Caspian Seas in Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan: a constituent republic of the Soviet Union from 1918 until 1936
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