Hohenstaufen

[hoh-uh n-shtou-fuh n]

Origin of Hohenstaufen

First recorded in 1890–95
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Hohenstaufen

noun
  1. 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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