- a republic in central Europe. 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Capital: Vienna.
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Examples from the Web for austrian
Both Slovak and Austrian gas experts reported the flow of Russian gas dropping 20 to 25 percent.In Ukraine, Winter Is Coming
September 23, 2014
So, it was in the air worldwide, but these four Austrian artists were the most collectively extreme.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl
September 22, 2014
In April, two Austrian girls, aged 15 and 16, went missing in Vienna and resurfaced in Syria.The ISIS Online Campaign Luring Western Girls to Jihad
August 6, 2014
This hypothesis was the work of pre-World War II German and Austrian researchers and came of age in the U.S. in the 1950s.Everything You Know About Fat Is Wrong
May 7, 2014
The beer is a lovely golden color—slightly opaque, reminiscent of an aged Austrian Reisling, or even an older white Burgundy.Wine Snobs, There’s a Beer for You
April 5, 2014
The agitations and vexations of other governments stop at the Austrian frontier.
Nelson soon assured the Austrian commander that this was not the object of his memorial.
The Austrian repeatedly asked, if there was not a risk of losing the squadron?
I know I shall end by getting myself into an Austrian prison.
But what in the world did you do for the Austrian Government, Jennie?
- of or relating to Austria or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Austria
- a republic in central Europe: ruled by the Hapsburgs from 1282 to 1918; formed a dual monarchy with Hungary in 1867 and became a republic in 1919; a member of the European Union; contains part of the Alps, the Danube basin in the east, and extensive forests. Official language: German. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Vienna. Pop: 8 221 646 (2013 est). Area: 83 849 sq km (32 374 sq miles)German name: Österreich
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Word Origin and History for austrian
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Under the Hapsburg dynasty (1278–1918), Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and became a leading player in European politics.
The picturesque Tyrol region, in the western part of the country, is a favorite year-round tourist spot.
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