Hanoverian
Hanoverian Han`o*ve"ri*an (h[a^]n`[-o]*v[=e]"r[i^]*an), a. Of or pertaining to Hanover or its people, or to the House of Hanover in England. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hanoverian — Han o*ve ri*an, n. A native or naturalized inhabitant of Hanover; one of the House of Hanover. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hanoverian — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the royal house of Hanover, who ruled as monarchs in Britain from 1714 to 1901 …   English terms dictionary

  • Hanoverian — [han΄ō vir′ē ən, han΄əvir′ē ən] adj. 1. of Hanover, Germany 2. of the English royal house of Hanover n. a supporter of the house of Hanover …   English World dictionary

  • Hanoverian — adj. of or relating to the British sovereigns from George I to Victoria (1714 1901). Etymology: Hanover in Germany, whose Elector became George I in 1714 * * * Hanoverian [Hanoverian] adjective of or relating to the British kings and queens from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hanoverian — The adjective Hanoverian is used to describe: * British monarchs or supporters of the House of Hanover, the dynasty which ruled the United Kingdom from 1714 to 1901. * things relating to the Electorate of Hanover, Kingdom of Hanover, or Province… …   Wikipedia

  • Hanoverian — I. adjective Etymology: Hanover, Germany Date: 1753 1. of, relating to, or supporting the German ducal house of Hanover 2. of or relating to the British royal house that ruled from 1714 to 1901 II. noun Date: 1730 1. a member or supporter of the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hanoverian — 1. adjective a) of or from Hanover b) of or from the House of Hanover 2. noun a) Someone of or from Hanover. I had rather be anything than a courtier, and a Presbyterian, and a Hanoverian too, as some people, I believe, are …   Wiktionary

  • Hanoverian — /han oh vear ee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the former ruling house of Hanover. n. 2. a supporter of the house of Hanover. [1765 75; HANOVER + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hanoverian — Han·o·ve·ri·an || ‚hænəʊ vɪərɪən adj. of or pertaining to royal House of Hanover (British family that ruled from 1714 to 1901); of Hanover (Germany) or its residents or culture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hanoverian — [ˌhanə(ʊ) vɪərɪən] adjective relating to the royal house of Hanover, who ruled as monarchs in Britain from 1714 (the accession of George I) to 1901 (the death of Queen Victoria). noun 1》 (usu. the Hanoverians) any of the British sovereigns from… …   English new terms dictionary

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