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Hohenstaufen

[ hoh-uhn-shtou-fuhn ]
/ ˌhoʊ ənˈʃtaʊ fən /
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noun
a member of the royal family that ruled in Germany from 1138 to 1208 and from 1215 to 1254, and in Sicily from 1194 to 1266.
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Origin of Hohenstaufen

First recorded in 1890–95

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British Dictionary definitions for Hohenstaufen

Hohenstaufen
/ (ˈhəʊənˌʃtaʊfən, German hoːənˈʃtaufən) /

noun
a German princely family that provided rulers of Germany (1138–1208, 1215–54), Sicily (1194–1268), and the Holy Roman Empire (1138–1254)
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