Hohenzollern

[ hoh-uh n-zol-ern; German hoh-uh n-tsawl-uhrn ]
/ ˈhoʊ ənˌzɒl ərn; German ˈhoʊ ənˈtsɔl ərn /

noun

a member of the royal family that ruled in Romania from 1866 to 1947, in Prussia from 1701 to 1918, and in the German Empire from 1871 to 1918.

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Origin of Hohenzollern

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for hohenzollern

Hohenzollern
/ (ˈhəʊənˌzɒlən, German hoːənˈtsɔlərn) /

noun

a German noble family, the younger (Franconian) branch of which provided rulers of Brandenburg (1417–1701) and Prussia (1701–1918). The last kings of Prussia (1871–1918) were also emperors of Germany
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