Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A historically Armenian-populated geographic region in present-day southwestern Azerbaijan and eastern Armenia, extending from the highlands of the Lesser Caucasus down to the lowlands between the rivers Kura and Araks. It includes three regions: Highland Karabakh (the ancient Armenian province of Artsakh, and later the kingdom of Caucasian Albania; now present-day Nagorno-Karabakh), Lowland Karabakh (the southern Kura-steppes) and a part of Syunik.

Etymologies

From Russian Карабах (Karabáx), composed of Turkic kara ("black") and Persian باغ (bâgh, "garden") (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.