H.R.E.


Holy Roman Emperor.
Holy Roman Empire.

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Example sentences from the Web for H.R.E.

  • "hre's" changed to "here's" (To be my owne betrayer, here's my husband).

    The Lady of Pleasure|James Shirley

British Dictionary definitions for H.R.E.

HRE

abbreviation for

Holy Roman Emperor or Empire
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