Carinthia

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Ultimately from Latin Carantania. Possibly of Celtic origin, compare Proto-Celtic *karants (friend). The Latin toponym was also borrowed into Slavic as Proto-Slavic *korǫtanъ (with an adjective Proto-Slavic *korǫtьskъ), compare Czech Korutany and Slovene Koroška (Carinthia).

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Carinthia

  1. A federal state of modern Austria, with its capital in Klagenfurt.
  2. A region in modern Slovenia.
  3. (historical) A region of the Holy Roman and Austrian empires.

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Carinthia f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Caríntia (used in Portugal until September 1911 and in Brazil until the 1940s).