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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.
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1. (Historical Terms) of or relating to the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary (1867-1918)
2. (Placename) of or relating to the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary (1867-1918)
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"The insignia on his uniform has led to speculation that he was in either the German or Austro-Hungarian army.
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A map clearly defining the Austro-Hungarian Empire's borders and its subordinate states would have been most helpful.
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