Definition of Transcaucasia in English:
A region that lies to the south of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, and that comprises the present-day republics of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. It was created as the Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, a republic of the former Soviet Union, in 1922, but was broken up into its constituent republics in 1936.
- 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.
Definition of Transcaucasia in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia