Definition of Transcaucasia in English:


Pronunciation /ˌtranzˌkôˈkāZHə/ /ˌtrænzˌkɔˈkeɪʒə/ /ˌtransˌkôˈkāZHə/ /ˌtrænsˌkɔˈkeɪʒə/

proper noun

  • A region that lies to the south of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, and that comprises the present-day republics of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. It was created as the Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, a republic of the former Soviet Union, in 1922, but was broken up into its constituent republics in 1936.