Austria-Hungary


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Aus·tri·a-Hun·ga·ry

 (ô′strē-ə-hŭng′gə-rē)
A former dual monarchy of central Europe consisting of Austria, Hungary, Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, and parts of Poland, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, and Italy. It was formed in 1867 after agitation by Hungarian nationalists within the Austrian empire and lasted until 1918.

Aus′tro-Hun·gar′i·an (ô′strō-hŭng-gâr′ē-ən) adj. & n.

Austria-Hungary

n
1. (Historical Terms) the Dual Monarchy established in 1867, consisting of what are now Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and parts of Poland, Romania, Ukraine, and Italy. The empire was broken up after World War I
2. (Placename) the Dual Monarchy established in 1867, consisting of what are now Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and parts of Poland, Romania, Ukraine, and Italy. The empire was broken up after World War I

Aus′tria-Hun′gary



n.
a former monarchy (1867–1918) in central Europe that included what is now Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and parts of Romania, Poland, Yugoslavia, and Italy.
Aus′tro-Hungar′ian (ˌɔ stroʊ) adj., n.
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Noun1.Austria-Hungary - a geographical area in central and eastern EuropeAustria-Hungary - a geographical area in central and eastern Europe; broken into separate countries at the end of World War I
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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Austria-Hungary

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Russia and Austria-Hungary have now about one hundred and twenty-five thousand telephones apiece.
Austria-Hungary demanded a response within 48 hours.
Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to the Kingdom of Serbia, which was rejected.
Austria-Hungary issued a provocative ultimatum to Serbia, drafted in collaboration with Berlin, which was worded to ensure it would be rejected.
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Austria-Hungary was visiting Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia.
TSAR NICHOLAS II Ruler of Russia At the outbreak of the war in 1914, Nicholas II, sided with Britain and France against Austria-Hungary and Germany.
However, the arrival of Austria-Hungary, said Kljuic, meant also a cultural revival for BiH when many potentials of the country came to expression.
The "courage and confidence of the French nation" and "magnificent fighting qualities of the French Army" offered the hope that offensives by Austria-Hungary and German would come to nothing.
Less appreciated is that at the same time the Russian army achieved significant initial success against Austria-Hungary. These territorial gains were reversed in 1915, as the Russian army endured the series of defeats known as "the long retreat." Despite this reversal, however, the Russian army remained intact and effective.
The Habsburg dynasty leads one back to the fabled realm of Charlemagne, who inspired the creation of a Sacrum Romanum Imperium, which spawned the anomaly of Austria-Hungary, which collapsed in 1918.
A month later Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, Europe split in two, with the continent's major powers coming down on either side.

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