a region in SE Europe, S of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian seas: constituted a republic 1922–36 (TranscaucasianSocialistFederatedSovietRepublic ); area now includes the republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
- Trans·cau·ca·sian [trans-kaw-key-zhuhn, -shuhn, -kazh-uhn, -kash-], /ˌtræns kɔˈkeɪ ʒən, -ʃən, -ˈkæʒ ən, -ˈkæʃ-/, adjective, noun
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How to use Transcaucasia in a sentence
That letter which you have just read was written hundreds of years ago, and the woman in question lived in Transcaucasia.The Duel | A. I. Kuprin
Various kinds of fodder crops are grown in Transcaucasia, such as hay, rye-grass and lucerne.
Turkey was also rewarded by receiving a part of Transcaucasia, which Germany later attempted to take from her.Lest We Forget | John Gilbert Thompson
This led to his appointment in 1844 as the head of a public school at Tiflis, in Transcaucasia.
No Allied general had visited Transcaucasia since the outbreak of hostilities, so that we were made doubly welcome.Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918 | Sir Stanley Maude
British Dictionary definitions for 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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