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A region and former duchy of central Europe in southern Austria and also Italy and Slovenia. It was part of the Habsburg domains after 1335.

Ca·rin′thi·an adj.


(Placename) a state of S Austria: an independent duchy from 976 to 1276; mainly mountainous, with many lakes and resorts. Capital: Klagenfurt. Pop: 559 440 (2003 est). Area: 9533 sq km (3681 sq miles). German name: Kärnten


(kəˈrɪn θi ə)

a province in S Austria. 559,000; 3681 sq. mi. (9535 sq. km). Cap.: Klagenfurt.
Ca•rin′thi•an, adj.
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