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Transcaucasia

Line breaks: Trans|cau¦ca¦sia
Pronunciation: /ˌtranzkɔːˈkeɪʒə
 
, ˌtrɑːnz-, -ˈkeɪzɪə/

Definition of Transcaucasia in English:

A region lying to the south of the Caucasus mountains, between the Black Sea and the Caspian, and comprising the present-day republics of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. It was created a republic of the Soviet Union in 1922 as the Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, but was broken up into its constituent republics in 1936.

Derivatives

Transcaucasian

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adjective
Example sentences
  • Well over a million Kurds live in Syria, while Kurdish enclaves in the Transcaucasian republics add up to over a half million.
  • The leaders of Transcaucasian countries realize that in the event of a conflict with Iran in the short-term perspective their natural and most powerful ally can only be Russia.
  • In developing relations with the Transcaucasian states, it is necessary above all to take into account the geopolitical aspect of these relations.

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