geographical name region central Europe in E Alps; once a duchy; Austrian crown land 1849-1918; after 1918 most became part of Austria with parts going to Italy & the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes • Carinthian adjective or noun

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  • Carinthia —    Carinthia is the southernmost province of modern Austria, with a current population of around 550,000. Its name apparently is reminiscent of a Slavic tribe, the Karantaner, one among several who inhabited the area during and after the eighth… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

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  • Carinthia — may refer to:*Carinthia (state), a state of the Republic of Austria *Koroška, a historical and statistical region in Slovenia *March of Carinthia, in the Holy Roman Empire *Duchy of Carinthia, in the Holy Roman Empire *Carantania, a medieval… …   Wikipedia

  • Carinthia — ist die lateinische und englische Bezeichnung für Kärnten, siehe Kärnten (Begriffsklärung). Davon abgeleitet, bezeichnet Carinthia eine wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift, siehe Carinthia (Zeitschrift) einen in Klagenfurt ansässigen Buchverlag, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Carinthia — Carinthia, im Mittelalter so v.w. Kärnthen. Die Ew. Carinthi (Carinti) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Carinthia — [kə rin′thē ə] region of central Europe, bordering Italy and Slovenia: divided between Austria and Yugoslavia (1918) …   English World dictionary

  • Carinthia — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Carinthia Country and Admin Code AT.02 AT …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Carinthia — Carinthian, adj. /keuh rin thee euh/, n. a province in S Austria. 536,727; 3681 sq. mi. (9535 sq. km). Cap.: Klagenfurt. * * * German Kärnten State (pop., 2001: 559,404), southern Austria. Bordered by Italy and Slovenia, it occupies an area of… …   Universalium

  • Carinthia — noun A federal state of Austria …   Wiktionary

  • Carinthia — Ca|rịn|thia: lat. Name für Kärnten. Dazu: ca|rịn|thisch <Adj.> …   Universal-Lexikon

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