Carinthia



a province in S Austria. 3681 sq. mi. (9535 sq. km).
Capital: Klagenfurt.
Historical Examples

Carinthia rebuked her drowsy head for not having seen his reason for refusing at the time.
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith

In 1515 Carinthia and Hungary had been the theatres of terrible agitations.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9 Various

Carinthia possesses a great number of Alpine lakes, which, unlike the other Alpine lakes, lie in the longitudinal valleys.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various

Carinthia soothed her, kissed her, gave the promise, and the parting was over.
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith

I hear from Mrs. Levellier that Carinthia would like to be your companion.’
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith

Carinthia halted, leaning on her staff: ‘But I had the same wish.
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith

Man or woman loved by Carinthia could not be cowardly, could not be vile, must have high qualities.
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith

You met her somewhere about Carinthia, and gave her the name?
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith

Carinthia put on the baby’s face in the soft mould of slumber.
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith

I could think of it as a history written in a line: Carinthia, Saint and Martyr!
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith

noun
a state of S Austria: an independent duchy from 976 to 1276; mainly mountainous, with many lakes and resorts. Capital: Klagenfurt. Pop: 559 440 (2003 est). Area: 9533 sq km (3681 sq miles) German name Kärnten

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