- a republic in central Europe. 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Capital: Vienna.
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So if you were an East German, you could go to Hungary and then could go across to Austria, and from Austria into West Germany.How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall
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She says that when her two sons were just boys she sent them to live with her former husband in Austria.The Secret Life of an ISIS Warlord
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Reeves was visibly perturbed when he saw the amount of British currency that McNally had recovered in Austria.On the Trail of Nazi Counterfeiters
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But for now the main channel for U.S.-Iran talks are the nuclear negotiations in Vienna, Austria.U.S. and Iran Hit ISIS, Ignore Each Other
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Leopold straightway quitted the army, and returned to Austria.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
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Yes, I could in all probability have blown up the entire Empire of Austria.
It needs a war, not a threat of war, to consolidate Austria and Hungary.
Do you refer to that speech by the Prime Minister of Austria a week or two ago?
Italy was at loggerheads with Austria, her ally, and about to break.
- 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 austria
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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