Metternich [ met- uh r-ni kh; English met-er-nik ] SHOW IPA / ˈmɛt ər nɪx; English ˈmɛt ər nɪk / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Prince Kle·mens Wen·zel Ne·po·muk Lo·thar von 1773–1859, [ prins- kley-mens ven-ts uhl ney-paw-m ook loh-tahr f uhn, loh- tah], r /ˈprɪns ˈkleɪ mɛns ˈvɛn tsəl ˈneɪ pɔ mʊk ˈloʊ tɑr fən, loʊˈtɑr/, Austrian statesman and diplomat.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Metternich Met·ter·nich·i·an, adjective Words nearby Metternich metrorrhagia
Metternich, Prince Clemens von
metteur en scène
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How to use Metternich in a sentence
And if Kerry pulls all this off, he's the
Metternich of our times.
In his published Memoirs, the great
Metternich observes that if he had never been born he never could have loved or hated.
The tenor (p. 170) of his private conversation with
Metternich and others was that he would rest content with what he had.
Into this surcharged atmosphere came
Metternich with his exaggerated statements about the great reactionary party in France. British Dictionary definitions for Metternich noun Klemens (ˈkleːməns). 1773–1859, Austrian statesman. He became foreign minister (1809) and made a significant contribution to the Congress of Vienna (1815). From 1821 to 1848 he was both foreign minister and chancellor of Austria and is noted for his defence of autocracy in Europe
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