Habsburg

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Habsburg a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
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Usage

In literature:

Walloons, Italians, Burgundians and other nationalities ruled over by the Habsburgs all contributed their quotas.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
On one occasion only did he waver in his allegiance to the Habsburgs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
By the date of the election of Rudolph of Habsburg (1273) the seven electors may be regarded as a definite body, with an acknowledged right.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
The reigns of the Habsburg, Luxemburg and Wittelsbach emperors belong to the history of Germany.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
In 1275 it passed into the hands of Rudolph of Habsburg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
From that time the leading members of the Habsburg family never lost an opportunity of aggrandizement.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various
The dream of the Habsburgs was shattered.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 7" by Various
He was a capable and chivalrous soldier, and a devoted servant of the Habsburgs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
Thus Rudolph made himself memorable as the real founder of the house of Habsburg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8" by Various
On the other hand, he understood the weakness of the Habsburg monarchy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

The Austrian Mint will issue the fifth and final coin of the "Crowns of the House of Habsburg" gold coin series.
In 1938, as Austria's leaders quailed before the Anschluss, the Habsburgs ' scion offered to return and rally resistance.
Because the euro zone's centralized banking system has no mechanism for allowing countries to leave, he argues, a breakup is likely to trigger the sort of hyperinflation that plagued the Habsburgs , the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia.
But they might be preferable to ending up like the Habsburgs .
Habsburg 's wife, Regina, died last year.
Their eldest son, Karl, now runs the family's affairs and has been the official head of the House of Habsburg since 2007.
The British King George V was haunted by the recent assassination of his Romanov cousins by the Bolsheviks, and he sent a train to rescue the Habsburgs .
I have a Cognac bottle that was a gift to an ancestor of my wife from an officer of Napoleon 's army back when Maximilian Von Habsburg was the viceroy of Mexico.
The Moravians, Protestants from the lands of Moravia and Bohemia then controlled by the Habsburg dynasty, settled the area in the 1700s.
A Social and Political History of the Habsburg Officer Corps, 1848–1918 by István Deák Oxford University Press, 302 pp.
This distinctive crown became widely recognized throughout Europe during the very long reign of the Habsburgs.
Blessed Karl von Habsburg, Are Mormons Christians, A Dominican and Jesuit Walk Into a Bar, and more.
For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire.
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