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 (trăns′kô-kā′zhə, trănz′-)
A region comprising present-day Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan between the Caucasus Mountains and the borders of Turkey and Iran.

Trans′cau·ca′sian adj. & n.


(Placename) of or relating to the central Asian region of Transcaucasia or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Transcaucasia
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They show that cultural ties between the Transcaucasian peoples existed since ancient times.
It is noteworthy that the delegation of the leaders of various religious confessions of Georgia visited the United States, which included the representatives of the Georgian Orthodox Church, the community of the Orthodox Church, the Apostolic Church of the Latin Catholics of Transcaucasian and the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church.
Further, this claim is not even true in the Transcaucasian region.
A long-term scouting project kicked off earlier this year, aiming to create the first Transcaucasian hiking trail across Georgia and Armenia.
The three other Slavic Republics later joined the consortium along with the Transcaucasian Republics of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.
ponticus), which occurs naturally in the Transcaucasian region between the Black and Caspian Seas, including a part of southern European Russia.
Russia is somewhat skeptical of Turkey's admission into the European Union which has the potential of damaging its relations with Turkey, but both countries are key strategic partners in the Transcaucasian region.
On 28 May 1918, Azerbaijan declared independence from the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic, thus forming the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.
The Communist Party elites of the Central Asian republics and, to some extent, the Transcaucasian republics, managed to initiate the process of setting those areas apart from Moscow.
Atlani-Duault (36) provides an edifying account of how Transcaucasian post-soviet states ended up being categorized as developing after the status of confederate state disappeared.
Given the numbers and complexities involved, I vote for matters Ottoman, Islamic, Turkic, Transcaucasian, and Central Asian.
The Russian 102nd Military Base in Gyumri, Armenia, is part of the Transcaucasian Group of Forces.

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