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  1. a province in S Austria. 3681 sq. mi. (9535 sq. km). Capital: Klagenfurt.
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Related formsCa·rin·thi·an, adjective
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Examples from the Web for carinthia

Historical Examples of carinthia

  • Henry of Carinthia, who succeeded Rudolph, had not proved satisfactory.

    From a Terrace in Prague

    Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker

  • In 1515 Carinthia and Hungary had been the theatres of terrible agitations.

  • Carinthia said: 'When I marry I shall come here to live and die.'

  • They were afoot, walking at Carinthia's pace before half-past seven.

  • Carinthia put on the baby's face in the soft mould of slumber.

British Dictionary definitions for carinthia


  1. a state of S Austria: an independent duchy from 976 to 1276; mainly mountainous, with many lakes and resorts. Capital: Klagenfurt. Pop: 559 440 (2003 est). Area: 9533 sq km (3681 sq miles)German name: Kärnten
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