Austria-Hungary [aw-stree-uh-huhng-guh-ree] Examples noun

  1. a monarchy (1867–1918) in central Europe that included the empire of Austria, the kingdom of Hungary, and various crown lands.

Related formsAus·tro-Hun·gar·i·an [aw-strohhuhng-gair-ee-uh n] /ˌɔ stroʊhʌŋˈgɛər i ən/, adjective, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for austria-hungary Contemporary Examples of austria-hungary

  • Threatened by invasion from Austria-Hungary, Serbia called on its ally Russia for support.

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  • A century ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary embarked on his fatal journey to Sarajevo.

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  • Historical Examples of austria-hungary

  • Austria-Hungary had only a few fortresses of modern construction.

    The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)


  • If Austria-Hungary fell, the overthrow of Germany might have been threatened.

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  • And again they swept back the attacking masses of Austria-Hungary.

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  • Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Japan grow nearly all the rest.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • It is rumoured that Austria-Hungary thinks this a capital idea.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 16, 1914


  • British Dictionary definitions for austria-hungary Austria-Hungary noun

    1. the Dual Monarchy established in 1867, consisting of what are now Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and parts of Poland, Romania, Ukraine, and Italy. The empire was broken up after World War I

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