Carniola

[ kahr-nee-oh-luh, kahrn-yoh- ]
/ ˌkɑr niˈoʊ lə, kɑrnˈyoʊ- /

noun

a former duchy and crown land of Austria: now part of Slovenia.

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Car·ni·o·lan, adjective
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Carniola

/ (ˌkɑːnɪˈəʊlə) /

noun

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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