Definition for habsburg (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for habsburg
The Habsburg army, however, Watson contends, were exceptionally bloodthirsty.
Vienna, the seat of the once-mighty Habsburg Empire, is a good place to contemplate the rise and fall of global powers.
She wrote these novels in the 1920s in German about the end of the Habsburg empire.The Writer and the Potter: Edmund De Waal on his New York Debut|Iain Millar|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Habsburg hailed the advent of the French Fifth Republic as good news; Burnham dismissed and lamented it.
Rather than a Hollywood Rat Pack, we might think of them as the Habsburg Wrath Pack.
A few words must be said about the cadet branches of the Habsburg family.
Louis was victorious: his rival went into an honourable captivity, and the rising Habsburg sun underwent a temporary eclipse.
He enlarged upon the old Habsburg practice of marriage as a means of alliance of influence.
There was no mistaking the meaning of this, and war broke out between Savoy and Habsburg.The Story of Switzerland|Lina Hug
Then his troops began their great march through the heart of Germany in an attempt to reach the Habsburg possessions in Italy.The Story of Mankind|Hendrik Van Loon
British Dictionary definitions for habsburg (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for habsburg (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for habsburg
European dynasty, from German Habsburg, from the name of a castle on the Aar in Switzerland, originally Habichtsburg, literally "Hawk's Castle."