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  • proper noun Zakarpattia province (oblast) in western Ukraine.
  • proper noun historical Carpathian Ruthenia, a historic region in the Carpathian Mountains of western Ukraine, eastern Slovakia, southeastern Poland, and northwestern Romania.

Etymologies

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From Ukrainian Закарпаття (Zakarpáttja, "Transcarpathia"), from за- (za-, "beyond") + карпати (karpáty, "Carpathians") + -ття (-ttja, "denoting a place").

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