geographical name — see CaucasiaTranscaucasian adjective or noun

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  • Transcaucasia — La Transcaucasia es una región del Cáucaso que comprende las Repúblicas de Armenia, Georgia y Azerbaiyán. Conformo en dos ocasiones un solo Estado nacional. Durante la guerra civil rusa, República Federal de Transcaucasia (9 de abril y 26 de mayo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Transcaucasia — noun [ˌtrænskɔːˈkeɪzjə/|[ˌtrænskɔːˈkeɪʒə/ Mountainous region of southwest Asia, lying south of Caucasus Mountains and comprising republics of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Also known as South Caucasus. Syn: South Caucasus …   Wiktionary

  • TRANSCAUCASIA —    an extensive tract of Russian territory stretching E. and W. between the Caucasus (N.) and Turkey in Asia and Persia (S.).    See CAUCASIA …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Transcaucasia — reg., part of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan; betw. the Caucasus mountains and Iran and Turkey …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Transcaucasia — n. area in southeast Europe (south of the Caucasus Mountains) which forms the southern part of Caucasia (comprises of the republics of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Transcaucasia — Trans•cau•ca•sia [[t]ˌtræns kɔˈkeɪ ʒə, ʃə[/t]] n. geg a region in SE Europe, S of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian seas: includes the republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia Trans cau•ca′sian ˈkeɪ ʒən, ʃən, ˈkæʒ ən,… …   From formal English to slang

  • Transcaucasia — /trænzkɔˈkeɪʒə/ (say tranzkaw kayzhuh) noun a region in Asia consisting of that part of Caucasia south of the Caucasus Mountains and comprising Armenia (def. 1), Azerbaijan (def. 1) and Georgia; formerly (1927–36) the Transcaucasian Socialist… …   Australian English dictionary

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