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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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