[ trans-kaw-key-zhuh, -shuh ]

  1. a region in SE Europe, S of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian seas: constituted a republic 1922–36 (TranscaucasianSocialistFederatedSovietRepublic ); area now includes the republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

Other words from Transcaucasia

  • 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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/ (ˌtrænskɔːˈkeɪzjə) /

  1. 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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