Karabakh

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From Russian Карабах (Karabáx), composed of Turkic *kara (black) and Persian باغ (bâgh, garden)

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Karabakh

  1. A historically Armenian-populated geographic region in present-day southwestern Azerbaijan and eastern Armenia, extending from the highlands of the Lesser Caucasus down to the lowlands between the rivers Kura and Araks. It includes three regions: Highland Karabakh (the ancient Armenian province of Artsakh, and later the kingdom of Caucasian Albania; now present-day Nagorno-Karabakh), Lowland Karabakh (the southern Kura-steppes) and a part of Syunik.

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