Hohenzollern

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hohenzollern a German noble family that ruled Brandenburg and Prussia
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Usage

In literature:

Beside these Israelites, how puerile the fame and deeds of the Hohenzollerns!
"In and Around Berlin" by Minerva Brace Norton
No such little affairs are going on publicly, as have occurred in the annals of the Hohenzollern family.
"Face to Face with Kaiserism" by James W. Gerard
The house of Hohenzollern is still the reigning dynasty.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864" by Various
Against such a degradation of the dignity of the house of Hohenzollern all the convictions and prejudices of the royalists revolt.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, October, 1864" by Various
It's all about that Hohenzollern business and the Spanish succession.
"Lorraine" by Robert W. Chambers
You must have known four generations of Hohenzollerns .
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Another achievement of WILLIAM HOHENZOLLERN!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 14, 1914" by Various
IN VIEW OF THE HOHENZOLLERN'S BIRTHPLACE CHAPTER XXVII.
"The Works Of George Meredith A Linked Index to the Project Gutenberg Editions" by George Meredith
What was once the Hohenzollern Redoubt was particularly the scene of some vigorous subterranean warfare.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
Why should a Hohenzollern travel second-class, dressed in a shabby walking-suit, and without attendants?
"The Destroyer" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
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In poetry:

They are hunting death,
Death for the one-armed mastoid kaiser.
They are after a Hohenzollern head:
There is no man-hunt of men remembered like this.
"The Four Brothers" by Carl Sandburg
They pave the way to Verdun; on their dust
The Hohenzollerns mount and, hand in hand,
Gaze haggard south; for yet another thrust
And higher hills must heap, ere they may stand
To feed their eyes upon the promised land.
"Verdun" by Eden Phillpotts

In news:

The reunification of Germany won't bring the Hohenzollerns back to power, but Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, for one, is resting easier.
SOLDIER-KINGS of Brandenburg-Prussia and emperors of modern Germany for fewer than 50 years, the Hohenzollerns have gone down in history as war makers who came late to the top table of Europe, and were forever trying to catch up.
SOLDIER-KINGS of Brandenburg- Prussia and emperors of modern Germany for fewer than 50 years, the Hohenzollerns have gone down in history as war makers who came late to the top table of Europe, and were forever trying to catch up.
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