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 (hăps′bûrg′, häps′bo͝ork′)
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(Biography) a German princely family founded by Albert, count of Hapsburg (1153). From 1440 to 1806, the Hapsburgs wore the imperial crown of the Holy Roman Empire almost uninterruptedly. They also provided rulers for Austria, Spain, Hungary, Bohemia, etc. The line continued as the royal house of Hapsburg-Lorraine, ruling in Austria (1806–48) and Austria-Hungary (1848–1918). German name: Habsburg
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or Habs•burg

(ˈhæps bɜrg)

a German princely family, prominent since the 13th century, that has furnished sovereigns to the Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Spain, etc.
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Noun1.Hapsburg - a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806Hapsburg - a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
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[ˈhæpsbɜːg] NHabsburgo
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[ˈhæpsˌbɜːg] nAsburgo
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Ah, young sir, the Szekelys, and the Dracula as their heart's blood, their brains, and their swords, can boast a record that mushroom growths like the Hapsburgs and the Romanoffs can never reach.
The Ottoman armies were eventually stopped at Vienna in 1688 by a combined force of Hapsburg and Polish armies).
Amid much turmoil, the Hapsburg emperor is weakened, and with help from Bohemian rebels, Frederic takes over royal duties in Prague.
First he re-examines the underlying purpose of the novel, arguing that it is essentially a work that employs fiction as a means of social, artistic, and political criticism of Hapsburg Spain and its spiritual values.
Also, listening to the history of the Hapsburg Empire and the reach of its tentacles and the effect of it on wars, diplomacy and history, reminded visitors of the reach of a small place around the world in the Age of Empires.
The last remnant of the Holy Roman Empire, the Hapsburg dynasty which presided over the Dual Monarchy of Austro-Hungary, was swept away, as was the Empire set up over Germany in Paris after France had been defeated in 1870, by the Hohenzollern King of Prussia, and the Romanov Emperors of Russia, who had been swept aside almost two years before the end of the war, in March 1917, by revolution.
The Italian Renaissance and Austrian Hapsburg influence was also significant.
FBI Special Agent Brock Domin, in a declaration filed with Mueller's motion, said Manaforthad attempted to call, text and send encrypted messages in February to two people from The Hapsburg Group, a firm he worked with to promote the interests of Ukraine.
But prosecutors say they worked with Manafort in organizing a group of former European officials, known as the Hapsburg Group, who promoted Ukrainian interests in Europe as well as the United States
In one call, the agent wrote, Manafort said he wanted to give the person a 'heads-up about Hapsburg.' The individual then hung up 'because he was concerned about the outreach,' according to the affidavit.
Gregor von Rezzori, the only son of a loveless marriage, entered the world at an unpropitious time1914and in an inauspicious placethe city formerly known as Czernowitz, capital of the region known as Bukovina, in the final days of the Hapsburg empire.
Tour highlights Enjoy a week-long stay in elegant Opatija, former Hapsburg dynasty retreat Discover Roman Pula's stunning amphitheatre Visit picture-postcard-perfect Rovinj Exquisite Lake Bled is Slovenia's most charming attraction Stunning waterfalls and breathtaking scenery in the Plitvice National Park Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Seven nights' four-star half-board hotel accommodation, return flights and transfers *Applies to bookings made by 30th Apr 2018.