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Maximilian

[ mak-suh-mil-yuhn ]
/ ˌmæk səˈmɪl yən /
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noun
1832–67, archduke of Austria: emperor of Mexico 1864–67.
a male given name.
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Maximilian
/ (ˌmæksɪˈmɪlɪən) /

noun
full name Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph. 1832–67, archduke of Austria and emperor of Mexico (1864–67). After the French had partially conquered Mexico, he was offered the throne but was defeated and shot by the Mexicans under Juárez
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