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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.
The Romans and then Hanoverians, after the 1715, built our most extensive networks.
Bought from Gamblethorpe Hanoverians as a four-year-old, Lesley, also from Marley Hill, has given her young horse time to mature, and he now stands at 18.1hh.
Although the "15" ultimately failed, it crystallised the stark choice facing those living in early 18-century Britain - were they for the Stuarts or Hanoverians? Dr Jackson claims that although the Jacobite struggle has often been dismissed as a dynastic spat that culminated in Bonnie Prince Charlie's tragic defeat at Culloden in 1745, the Jacobite campaign took place on a Europeanwide stage.
From 1714 the kings of Britain had been princes of Hanover and the Hanoverians were subjects of the British realm.
How non simpatico the early Hanoverians appear to us.
"There are some plans to check out the battlefields of the war back in 1746 between the Hanoverians and the Jacobites," said Mickelson, whose wife and children are with him in Scotland.
Work on the Jacobites (descendants of the Stuart James II) has been largely a cottage industry, but Edward Corp makes a powerful argument in this volume that James III (or "the Pretender" as the Hanoverians dubbed him, as they believed that his father had abdicated the throne in 1688) remained an important force in European society even after his chances of reclaiming the British throne diminished.
1746: The army of Charles Stuart, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie, was routed by an army led by the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden, effectively ending Jacobite hopes of reclaiming the throne from the Hanoverians.