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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A mountainous region of southwest Slovenia. The earliest inhabitants, a Celtic people, were displaced by the Romans, who in turn were overrun by Slovenes in the sixth century A.D.

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  • proper n. a historical region that comprised parts of what is now Slovenia

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Examples

  • Carniola is today called Kranjska and was controlled by Austrian royalty until 1918 (consequently, the ruling classes there spoke German until the 20th century).

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  • Here, in Carniola, it looked exactly as if the pure earth had had a good boiling, and after bubbling and simmering for at least a thousand years, had sunk far down, leaving all

    A Lady's Glimpse of the Late War in Bohemia

  • If you ever want to check out the great but bygone tradition of Yugoslav Album Designs, head over to Carniola, where there's an ongoing series featuring the most remarkable sleeves released during the history of that Balkan republic.

    Yugoslav Album Designs

  • DEAR BOY: I have received yours from Laubach, of the 17th of August, N. S., with the inclosed for Comte Lascaris; which I have given him, and with which he is extremely pleased, as I am with your account of Carniola.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • I am very well pleased with your account of Carniola; those are the kind of objects worthy of your inquiries and knowledge.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • I am fully persuaded, that this was your original complaint in Carniola, which those ignorant physicians called, in their jargon, Arthritis vaga, and treated as such.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • Carniola, to this last at Marpurgh; and not only follow his prescriptions exactly at present, but take his directions, with regard to the regimen that he would have you observe to prevent the returns of this complaint; and, in case of any returns, the immediate applications, whether external or internal, that he would have you make use of.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • I had never heard Resian spoken aloud before encountering the mp3 Carniola had linked to, and can attest that it is genuinely incomprehensible even to a native speaker of the Northern-Primorsko dialect of Slovene, geographically closest to Rezija.

    languagehat.com: SLOVENIAN DIALECTS.

  • Ottokar, taking advantage of the interregnum in the German Empire, extended his power over Carinthia, Carniola, and Istria.

    1255

  • Ottokar, king of the Slavic kingdom of Bohemia (1253┬ľ78), with claims to Austria, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola.

    1244

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