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 (kär′nē-ō′lə, kärn-yō′-)
A mountainous region of central and western Slovenia. The earliest inhabitants, a Celtic people, were displaced by the Romans, who in turn were overrun by Slovenes in the sixth century ad.

Car′ni·o′lan adj. & n.
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(Placename) a region of N Slovenia: a former duchy and crownland of Austria (1335–1919); divided between Yugoslavia and Italy in 1919; part of Yugoslavia (1947–92). German name: Krain Slovene name: Kranj
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(ˌkɑr niˈoʊ lə, kɑrnˈyoʊ-)

a former duchy and crown land of Austria: now in NW Yugoslavia.
Car`ni•o′lan, adj.
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Relatively long waiting periods are common for large urban centres in central Slovenia, Upper Carniola, the Drava Valley, and the Celje region.
In her collections, Koman treated texts well known in Slovenian culture in a fairy tale manner and she discussed the motif of a water sprite that had already been dealt with by Janez Vajkard Valvasor, Mirko Rupel, Bogomil Gerlanc, and Elko Justin in their 1978 Slava vojvodine Kranjske (The Glory of the Duchy of Carniola).
An official knocked on the door with his staff and when the Franciscan friar asked 'Who demands admission?' a sonorous list of titles was proclaimed: 'Otto of Austria, former Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary, Prince Royal of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia, of Dalmatia, Croatia, Slavonia, Galicia, Lodomeria and Illyria; Grand Duke of Tuscany and Cracow; Duke of Lorraine, Salzburg, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola and Bukowina; Grand Prince of Transylvania, Margrave of Moravia' and on and on.
The beginnings of cave tourism in former hereditary lands of Carniola and (Lower) Styra.
Half-sister to Listed winners Carniola (by Rainbow Quest) and Baranquilla (by Acatenango) and to the granddam of multiple Gr1 winner Lush Lashes.
Tekelija desig-nated the folloving territories as ethnic-linguistic Serbian ones: Serbia proper, Kosovo and Metohija, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Macedonia, Republic of Dubrovnik, Carniola (Kranjska), Styria (Stajerska), Carinthia (Koruska), Dalmatia, Croatia, Slavonia, southern Hungary (present-day Vojvodina), and the northern Albania.
Churchill, The Dolomite Mountains: Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, Carniola, & Friuli in 1861, 1862, & 1863 (London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864).
Type specimens.--Dysdera hombergi: syntypes: SLOVENIA: unknown number of specimens, Carniola (repository unknown, not examined).
Upwards, this uppermost member is delimited by the yellowish Carniola di Bovegno (Fig.
1641) are a mystery to us, but the title page of the present Flosculus vernalis (Aschaffenburg: author, Balthasar Lipp, 1621) points to his origins in the Hapsburg province of Carniola ("authore Gabriele Plautzio Carniolo").