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Vi·en·na

 (vē-ĕn′ə)
The capital and largest city of Austria, in the northeast part of the country on the Danube River. Originally a Celtic settlement, it became the official residence of the house of Habsburg in 1278 and a leading cultural center in the 1700s, particularly under the reign (1740-1780) of Maria Theresa.

Vienna

(vɪˈɛnə)
n
(Placename) the capital and the smallest state of Austria, in the northeast on the River Danube: seat of the Hapsburgs (1278-1918); residence of the Holy Roman Emperor (1558–1806); withstood sieges by Turks in 1529 and 1683; political and cultural centre in the 18th and 19th centuries, having associations with many composers; university (1365). Pop: 1 590 242 (2003 est). Area: 1075 sq km (415 sq miles). German name: Wien Latin name: Vindobona

Vi•en•na

(viˈɛn ə)

n.
the capital of Austria, in the NE part, on the Danube. 1,583,000. German, Wien.
Vi`en•nese′ (-əˈniz, -ˈnis) adj., n., pl. -nese.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Vienna - the capital and largest city of AustriaVienna - the capital and largest city of Austria; located on the Danube in northeastern Austria; was the home of Beethoven and Brahms and Haydn and Mozart and Schubert and Strauss
schnitzel, Wiener schnitzel - deep-fried breaded veal cutlets
Austria, Oesterreich, Republic of Austria - a mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century
Translations
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Viin
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Beč
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Vín
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Wiedeń
Dunaj
Viyana

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You never got anywhere working for your relatives, he said, so when he was a journeyman he went to Vienna and worked in a big fur shop, earning good money.
He asked me a great many questions about my trip through Bohemia, about Vienna and the Ringstrasse and the theatres.
Publications: "Some Observations Upon a Series of Kalmuck Skulls"; "Outlines of Vertebrate Evolution"; and numerous papers, including "The underlying fallacy of Weissmannism," which caused heated discussion at the Zoological Congress of Vienna.
He had a fearful row about it in Vienna, I believe.
These telegrams consist of fourteen and two-thirds lines from Berlin, fifteen lines from Vienna, and two and five-eights lines from Calcutta.
When later, in Vienna, I saw several of Peter Brueghel's pictures, I thought I understood why he had attracted Strickland's attention.
Kutuzov, whom he had overtaken in Poland, had received him very kindly, promised not to forget him, distinguished him above the other adjutants, and had taken him to Vienna and given him the more serious commissions.
My errand is done when I remind you that it is many years since you visited Paris, that Vienna is as fascinating a city as ever, and Pesth a few hours journey beyond.
Entered the diplomatic service on leaving college, and served as junior attache at Vienna.
Since he has been at the Foreign Office, he has been so much talked of in Vienna.
Our attaches at Vienna write to us about nothing else.
Arthur Hallam, who was traveling on the Continent, died suddenly at Vienna.