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also Lip·pi·zan  (lĭp′ĭt-sän′, -ə-zən) or Lip·iz·zan·er or Lip·pi·zan·er (lĭp′ĭt-sä′nər, -ə-zä′nər)
Any of a breed of sturdy, compact horses developed from Spanish, Italian, Danish, and Arab stock that are born black or dark brown and gradually turn white by the time they are five to ten years old.

[German Lippizaner, after Lippiza, town near Trieste where the breed was developed.]


 (lĭp′ĭt-sän′, -ə-zən) or Lip·pi·zan·er (lĭp′ĭt-sä′nər, -ə-zä′nər)
Variants of Lipizzan.
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(Breeds) a variant spelling of Lipizzaner
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or Lip•pi•za•ner

(ˌlɪp ɪtˈsɑ nər, -əˈzɑ-)

also Lip′iz•zan`,

one of an Austrian breed of compact, usu. gray or white horses trained esp. at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna and used in dressage exhibitions.
[1925–30; < German, =Lipizz(a) former site of the Austrian Imperial Stud, near Trieste]
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Noun1.Lippizaner - a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in ViennaLippizaner - a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage; "a Lippizan is black or brown when born but turns white by the time it is five years old"
mount, riding horse, saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
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References in periodicals archive ?
But her later works for the company, Lippizaner and The Brontes, were less successful than the Lowry ballet.
The Austrian magnate spared no expense, with four white Lippizaner horses pulling the wedding carriage and two white doves released by the couple after the ceremony as crowds looked on in Vienna.
It's easy to fill a few days in Vienna: take the subway to Prater Park to see the Ferris wheel, watch the proud Lippizaner horses of the Spanish Riding School and catch a concert in the opera house.
While all horses theoretically have the ability to perform all such movements naturally, it is the Austrian Lippizaner and the pure bred Spanish Andalusian, one of the world's oldest breed of horses, that are famous for their ability to perform such movements under controlled circumstances.
Caro enjoyed a trip to Vienna last year to see the famous Lippizaner horses there, and this inspired the paintings on view.
Featuring performance and competition the two-day event celebrates the famed Lusitano, a breed much like the Austrian Lippizaner, beautiful, thick-set but incredibly even-tempered and agile.
Q I used to rush home from school to watch a kids' TV series about Lippizaner ponies - what was it called?
In the work on Elisabeth of Austria (one chapter in a three-part film titled A Fair Tale [Extended Remix], 2006-2007), a shot of a troupe of Lippizaner stallions is so overexposed that the white horses glow like incandescent flares.
Stephen's Cathedral; some of the finest palaces of Europe, including the Hofburg, the Schonbrunn (which rivals Versailles), and the Belvedere; museums associated with the history of the Hapsburg Empire; some of the finest musical productions in the world; the performing Spanish Riding School (the Lippizaner White Stallions); the Vienna Boys Choir; and the picturesque Vienna Woods.
Last September, 150 writers, translators, critics, editors, and of course, publishers, descended on Lipica, Slovenia (home of the Lippizaner horses and the anatomically correct horse sculptures) for the the 15th annual Vilenica International Writers' Gathering.