- a province in S Austria. 3681 sq. mi. (9535 sq. km). Capital: Klagenfurt.
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Henry of Carinthia, who succeeded Rudolph, had not proved satisfactory.From a Terrace in Prague
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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.'
Carinthia put on the baby's face in the soft mould of slumber.
Carinthia lifted her open hands for sign of their emptiness.
- 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