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 (hăps′bûrg′, häps′bo͝ork′)


(Biography) a German princely family founded by Albert, count of Hapsburg (1153). From 1440 to 1806, the Hapsburgs wore the imperial crown of the Holy Roman Empire almost uninterruptedly. They also provided rulers for Austria, Spain, Hungary, Bohemia, etc. The line continued as the royal house of Hapsburg-Lorraine, ruling in Austria (1806–48) and Austria-Hungary (1848–1918). German name: Habsburg


or Habs•burg

(ˈhæps bɜrg)

a German princely family, prominent since the 13th century, that has furnished sovereigns to the Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Spain, etc.
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Noun1.Hapsburg - a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806Hapsburg - a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"


[ˈhæpsbɜːg] NHabsburgo


[ˈhæpsˌbɜːg] nAsburgo
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Command one of four different civilizations: the English, the French, the Spanish, and the Hapsburg Empire with more to become available!
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