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1 Area of the Dinaric Alps of Yugoslavia underlain by limestone.

2 Any region underlain by limestone and characterized by a set of land-forms resulting largely from the action of carbonation.

3 By extension, regions in which other processes produce similar types of land-forms, e.g. thermokarst in the periglacial environment.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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