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

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

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  • proper n. A federal state of Austria.
  • proper n. A region in Slovenia.


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  • Are not things reversed when the name Carinthia sounds in the thought of him who laughed at the name not less angelically martial than Feltre's adored silver trumpets of his Papal procession; sweeter of the new morning for the husband of the woman; if he will but consent to the worshipper's posture?

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 4

  • Baltic; that they all spoke dialects of the Wendish language, which still prevails in Carinthia, Carniola, part of Bohemia, and

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • His father before him, a journeyman baker from the Molltal who went to school with my father, emigrated from Carinthia to Styria at least twenty times and each time returned to Carinthia from Styria until he finally found peace in Carinthia, in Arndorf near St. Veit-on-the-Glan, where in the old smithy – his final lodgings - he hanged himelf on an iron hook because he was homesick for Styria, without, and he was reproached for this at the time and long after his death, thinking of his wife and children.

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  • These techniques are generally traced to a region known as Carinthia, located now in the southern part of Austria.


  • You remember that I wrote at a certain occasion my opinion in regard to your sermons which appeared in print in our Slavonian mother tongue, and in that my article I made also some extracts from my Latin manuscript, "On the congeniality of languages [V]," to publish them with that article in the "Carinthia" [W].

    Secret Enemies of True Republicanism

  • If he heard her call a gentleman by his Christian name, and heard the gentleman say 'Carinthia' my lord would begin to shiver at changes.

    The Amazing Marriage — Complete

  • 'My brother has not persuaded me,' Carinthia's belltones intervened.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 5

  • He grew up in Buffalo, New York, and in Friesach, a small town in the southern Austrian province of Carinthia.

    John Wray biography

  • I was enlightened to discover the origin of the city flag - which is identical to the Austrian flag, but it seems this is just coincidence; it commemorates the battle of Leuven of 891, when Arnulf of Carinthia defeated the Vikings and afterwards the river Dijle flowed clear between two bloodstained banks.

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  • An official at the Austrian Federal Office of Criminal Investigations said Sanader was arrested on the expressway connecting the provinces of Salzburg and Carinthia.

    Former Croatian prime minister arrested in Austria


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