from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a range of mountains in Austro-Hungary, called the Carpathians, which partially inclose Hungary on the north, east, and south.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the range of mountains in the northern and eastern parts of the Austrian empire, called the Carpathians, forming the northern and northeastern boundary of Hungary and inclosing Transylvania.


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  • Someone brought a baby husky on the set and I, being half-mongoloid/half-carpathian, ran over to the puppy with arms outstretched and milk dribling down my chest, just wanting to embrace it's tiny dog-body.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Many kinds of perennial bell-flowers are in fine condition, as the carpathian, peach-leaved (second crop), nettle-leaved, common harebell, and vase harebell.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 299, September 24, 1881


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