Hanoverian


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Han·o·ve·ri·an

 (hăn′ō-vîr′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the royal family of Hanover.
2. Of, belonging to, or characteristic of the kingdom or province of Hanover.
n.
A horse of a breed developed in the Hanover region, formerly used to draw carriages and now bred for riding and competition.

Hanoverian

(ˌhænəˈvɪərɪən)
adj
(Placename) of, relating to, or situated in Hannover

Hanoverian

(ˌhænəˈvɪərɪən)
adj
(Historical Terms) of or relating to the princely house of Hanover or to the monarchs of England or their reigns from 1714 to 1901
n
(Historical Terms) a member or supporter of the house of Hanover

Han•o•ve•ri•an

(ˌhæn oʊˈvɪər i ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the house of Hanover.
n.
2. a supporter of the house of Hanover.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hanoverian - any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover
Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, Hanover - the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
2.Hanoverian - a member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover
Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, Hanover - the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
Adj.1.Hanoverian - of or relating to the former English royal House of Hanover or their supporters
Translations

Hanoverian

[ˌhænəʊˈvɪərɪən]
A. ADJhanoveriano
B. Nhanoveriano/a m/f

Hanoverian

adjhannover(i)sch; the Hanoverian dynastydas Haus Hannover
nHannoveraner(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
The last change, from three to seven years, is well known to have been introduced pretty early in the present century, under on alarm for the Hanoverian succession.
He was a Hanoverian, and his accent was then, I believe, the standard, though the Berlinese is now the accepted pronunciation.
Perhaps, indeed, there may be now and tan a verse which I can't make much of, because half the letters are left out; yet I know very well what is meant by that, and that our affairs don't go so well as they should do, because of bribery and corruption."--"I pity your country ignorance from my heart," cries the lady.--"Do you?" answered Western; "and I pity your town learning; I had rather be anything than a courtier, and a Presbyterian, and a Hanoverian too, as some people, I believe, are."--"If you mean me," answered she, "you know I am a woman, brother; and it signifies nothing what I am.
He had lost just as much himself to Blackstone of the Hussars, and Count Punter of the Hanoverian Cavalry.
1717: George I, Hanoverian King of England, held a public concert on the Thames for Handel to conduct his hour-long Water Music.
Pupils went back in time, exactly 300 years ago to the year 1719 when the Jacobites and their Spanish allies converged upon Glen Sheil in the Western Highlands to prepare themselves for battle with the approaching Hanoverian troops.
The status of a pedigree reproducer for the breeding of horses of the Hanoverian breed was assigned to the Private Horse Factory Vejern.
Sue said: "Annabel is a very smart filly and in addition to this great Futurity result, she was brilliant at the regional Hanoverian Show last weekend and has qualified for the British Hanoverian Annual Show at Hartpury in Gloucestershire."
During his career, Hill was awarded a clutch of medals; the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath; the Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Guelphic Order (Hanoverian); the Grand Cross of the Order of the Tower and the Sword (Portugal's highest award) and the Peninsular Cross.
Which act established the Hanoverian succession to the English throne?
By the standards of Hanoverian princes (not, it must be said, dauntingly high), the marriages were successful, resulting in large families to ensure the succession.
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