[ kuh-rin-thee-uh ]

  1. a province in S Austria. 3,681 sq. mi. (9,535 sq. km). Capital: Klagenfurt.

Other words from Carinthia

  • Ca·rin·thi·an, adjective

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How to use Carinthia in a sentence

  • He kissed his girl Carinthia before going out on his last journey from home, and spoke some wandering words.

  • Carinthia warmly agreed with him, but begged him be sure his uncle divided the profits equally.

  • Woodseer was too artistic a dreamer to present the passing vision of Carinthia with any associates there.

  • Carinthia was sure she had the name of the nobleman wishing to bestow his title upon the beautiful Henrietta.

  • We took the bruised man into our carriage and drove him to camp, Carinthia nursing him on the way.'

British Dictionary definitions for Carinthia


/ (kəˈrɪnθɪə) /

  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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