transcaucasian

Transcaucasia

[trans-kaw-key-zhuh, -shuh]
noun
a region in SE Europe, S of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian seas: constituted a republic 1922–36 (Transcauca·sian So·cialist Fed·erated So·viet Repub·lic) area now includes the republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

Transcaucasian [trans-kaw-key-zhuhn, -shuhn, -kazh-uhn, -kash-] , adjective, noun
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Transcaucasia (ˌtrænskɔːˈkeɪzjə)
 
n
a region in central Asia, south of the Caucasus Mountains between the Black and Caspian Seas in Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan: a constituent republic of the Soviet Union from 1918 until 1936

Transcaucasian (ˌtrænskɔːˈkeɪzjən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the central Asian region of Transcaucasia or its inhabitants
 
n
2.  a native or inhabitant of Transcaucasia

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