Metternich

[met-uhr-nikh; English met-er-nik]
noun
  1. Prince Kle·mens Wen·zel Ne·po·muk Lo·thar von [kley-mens ven-tsuh l ney-paw-moo k loh-tahr fuh n, loh-tahr] /ˈkleɪ mɛns ˈvɛn tsəl ˈneɪ pɔ mʊk ˈloʊ tɑr fən, loʊˈtɑr/, 1773–1859, Austrian statesman and diplomat.
Related formsMet·ter·nich·i·an, adjective
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Historical Examples of metternichs

  • This castle afterwards became the family seat of the Metternichs.

  • Talleyrand at once sees Labrador and arranges the reply to Metternichs note.

    Talleyrand

    Joseph McCabe


British Dictionary definitions for metternichs

Metternich

noun
  1. 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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