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Carinthia Line breaks: Car¦in|thia
Pronunciation: /kəˈrɪnθɪə/

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Definition of Carinthia in English:

An Alpine state of southern Austria; capital, Klagenfurt. German name Kärnten.



Pronunciation: /kəˈrɪnθɪən/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Conventional wisdom dictates that the politician wants his Freedom Party in power while he remains in his Carinthian heartland for the next two years.
  • He was secure in his Carinthian power base where he had been free to snipe at the government - a body which included a number of his own ministers - from afar, without being tainted by any fallout from unpopular policies.
  • ‘Carinthian Open 2003 ‘pre Competition for the World Female Hang gliding and Rigid Championship 2004 will take place 12-24 July in Greifenburg, Austria.

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