from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region comprising present-day Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan between the Caucasus Mountains and the borders of Turkey and Iran.
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- proper n. Mountainous region of southwest Asia, lying south of Caucasus Mountains and comprising republics of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Also known as South Caucasus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan
From trans- + Caucasus, translation of Russian Закавказье (Zakavkáz'je), "beyond Caucasus mountains", as viewed from the side of Russia. (Wiktionary)