Esterhazy

[ es-ter-hah-zee; French e-ster-a-zee ]
/ ˈɛs tərˌhɑ zi; French ɛ stɛr aˈzi /

noun

Ma·rie Charles Fer·di·nand Wal·sin [ma-ree sharl fer-dee-nahn val-san] /maˈri ʃarl fɛr diˈnɑ̃ valˈsɛ̃/, 1847–1923, French army officer who confessed forging evidence that convicted Alfred Dreyfus.

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Esterházy
[ es-ter-hah-zee; Hungarian es-ter-hah-zi ]
/ ˈɛs tərˌhɑ zi; Hungarian ˈɛs tɛrˌhɑ zɪ /

noun

Prince Mi·klós Jó·zsef [mi-klohsh yoh-zhef] /ˈmɪ kloʊʃ ˈyoʊ ʒɛf/, 1714–90, Hungarian patron of the arts.
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Esterházy
/ (ˈɛstəˌhɑːzɪ) /

noun

a noble Hungarian family that produced many soldiers, diplomats, and patrons of the arts. Prince Miklós József Esterházy (1714–90) rebuilt the family castle of Esterháza and employed Haydn as his musical director (1766–90)
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