Hanoverian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Hanoverian of or relating to the former English royal House of Hanover or their supporters
    • n Hanoverian a member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover
    • n Hanoverian any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hanoverian A native or naturalized inhabitant of Hanover; one of the House of Hanover.
    • a Hanoverian Of or pertaining to Hanover or its people, or to the House of Hanover in England.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Hanoverian Pertaining to or connected with Hanover, formerly an electorate of northern Germany, later a kingdom, and since 1866 a province of Prussia: as, the Hanoverian sovereigns of England.
    • n Hanoverian An inhabitant of Hanover.
    • n Hanoverian In English politics in the first part of the eighteenth century, an adherent of the Hanoverian dynasty, as opposed to a Jacobite.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Hanoverian han-o-vē′ri-an pertaining to Hanover, as of the brown rat, and the dynasty that came to the throne of England in 1714
    • n Hanoverian a supporter of the house of Hanover, as opposed to a Jacobite
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Usage

In literature:

In truth, the Hanoverian strain in his nature had not been toned to the degree of fineness needful for the kingly office in these islands.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
The action of the king showed only his Hanoverian jealousy of the House of Brandenburg.
"History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
ENGLAND UNDER THE HANOVERIANS.
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
Loyalty to the Hanoverians had no weight with me.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
Hanoverian troops, 137, 158, 159, 161.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Battle of Dettingen; victory of the English and Hanoverian army.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
A striking contrast will be seen between the position of literary men in the reign of Queen Anne and under her Hanoverian successors.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
The tutor, a stately Hanoverian, and Bob, the youngest of the family, had also appeared on the scene.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
The Hessian mercenaries allowed themselves to be massacred in the service of the Hanoverian Kings.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
Von Dessel was a captain in Hardenberg's Hanoverian regiment.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 2" by Various
This column, as we have seen, consisted of only 4000 men, Hanoverians.
"Tourcoing" by Hilaire Belloc
The third were a brigade of Hanoverians, under Best.
"Waterloo" by Hilaire Belloc
However, these foreigners, these Hanoverians, were the English King's own subjects.
"Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century" by Karl Marx
He was a consistent supporter of the Hanoverian cause, and fought at Sheriffmuir.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
There were Jacobites as well as Hanoverians.
"Here and There in London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
He had supported by turns and simultaneously Jacobite and Hanoverian interests.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
He was also for the Lancastrians against the Yorkists, and, of course, for the Jacobites against the Hanoverians.
"Sinister Street, vol. 1" by Compton Mackenzie
Asgill also wrote in 1714-1715 some pamphlets defending the Hanoverian succession against the claims of the Pretender.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
He retired from the Hanoverian army in 1764, and in 1773 entered the Russian service as a field officer.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
Hanoverian and Uruguayan vessels, both of which were overhauled, were not identified until they showed their flags.
"Cruise and Captures of the Alabama" by Albert M. Goodrich
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In news:

Outstanding Hanoverian Filly with Ability, Confidence and Personality.
( Phoenix, AZ ) The Connecticut-based Hanoverian Ensemble offers A Treasury of German Baroque Music.
Coeur Dashian, the Oldenburg filly, came into this world on April 26 at High Point Hanoverians farm in Chestertown, Maryland.
Dayna Frederick and her 15-year-old Hanoverian mount, Armani, topped the Young Adult Low Schooling Hunter class at the ESP November, bringing in a blue ribbon and the Vita Flex Victory Pass award.
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