Austria-Hungary

[aw-stree-uh-huhng-guh-ree]
noun
  1. a monarchy (1867–1918) in central Europe that included the empire of Austria, the kingdom of Hungary, and various crown lands.
Related formsAus·tro-Hun·gar·i·an [aw-strohhuhng-gair-ee-uh n] /ˌɔ stroʊhʌŋˈgɛər i ən/, adjective, noun
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Contemporary Examples of austro-hungarian

  • But it also opens outward to offer a sharp look at the fatal codes of honor dominating the Austro-Hungarian military caste system.

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    The Kaffeehaus Canon

    George Prochnik

    December 31, 2010

  • When my father was born, it was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire.

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    Elie Wiesel's Great Regret

    Jonathan Mahler

    April 19, 2009

Historical Examples of austro-hungarian


British Dictionary definitions for austro-hungarian

Austro-Hungarian

adjective
  1. of or relating to the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary (1867-1918)

Austria-Hungary

noun
  1. the Dual Monarchy established in 1867, consisting of what are now Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and parts of Poland, Romania, Ukraine, and Italy. The empire was broken up after World War I
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