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): [ˌtɹænskɔːˈkeɪzjə], [ˌtɹænskɔːˈkeɪʒə]

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Transcaucasia (uncountable)

  1. A mountainous region in the easternmost part of Europe, lying between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, comprising republics of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Also known as Transcaucasus.

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