Transcaucasia

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Etymology[edit]

From trans- +‎ Caucasus, translation of Russian Закавказье (Zakavkáz'je), "beyond Caucasus mountains", as viewed from the side of Russia.

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  • IPA(key): [ˌtrænskɔːˈkeɪzjə], [ˌtrænskɔːˈkeɪʒə]

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Transcaucasia

  1. Mountainous region of southwest Asia, lying south of Caucasus Mountains and comprising republics of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Also known as South Caucasus.

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