Transcaucasia

[trans-kaw-key-zhuh, -shuh]
noun
  1. a region in SE Europe, S of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian seas: constituted a republic 1922–36 (Transcauca·sian So·cialist Fed·erated So·viet Repub·lic); area now includes the republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
Related formsTrans·cau·ca·sian [trans-kaw-key-zhuh n, -shuh n, -kazh-uh n, -kash-] /ˌtræns kɔˈkeɪ ʒən, -ʃən, -ˈkæʒ ən, -ˈkæʃ-/, adjective, noun
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Transcaucasian

adjective
  1. of or relating to the central Asian region of Transcaucasia or its inhabitants
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Transcaucasia

Transcaucasia

noun
  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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