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Franz Josef

[joh-zuh f, -suh f; German yoh-zef] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf; German ˈyoʊ zɛf/
noun
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  • It will depend on how far Franz Josef Land extends to the north.

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • The best we can hope for will then be a winter somewhere or other on Franz Josef Land.

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • Could we, after all, have arrived at the east side of Franz Josef Land?

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • But she knew also that he considered his oath as void, since Franz Josef had forced it on him.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • I repeat only what all Europe says boldly, that Franz Josef cannot long hold his throne.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • It is three times as far to Franz Josef Land as the distance we have now come.

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • Probably there never was so unfortunate a royal family as that of which Franz Josef is the head.

  • And there in the wings, grimly impassive, stood a private soldier of the old Franz Josef, blocking the door to her dressing room.

    The Street of Seven Stars Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Telegrams of congratulation were sent to old Franz Josef, and Vienna was full of rejoicing.

  • Within thirty-six hours we were out of sight of the highest point on the coast line of Franz Josef Land.

    The Smoky God Willis George Emerson

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