Hapsburg
or Habsburg adjective Etymology: Habsburg, Aargau, Switzerland Date: circa 1861 of or relating to the German royal house to which belong the rulers of Austria from 1278 to 1918, the rulers of Spain from 1516 to 1700, and many of the Holy Roman emperors • Hapsburg noun

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  • Hapsburg — European dynasty, from Ger. Habsburg, from the name of a castle on the Aar in Switzerland, originally Habichtsburg, lit. Hawk s Castle …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hapsburg — [haps′bʉrg΄; ] Ger [ häps′bo͞orkh] n. alt. sp. of HABSBURG …   English World dictionary

  • Hapsburg — Das Kleine Wappen des österreichischen Kaisers 1806–1915 bestand aus einem Doppeladler samt Zepter, Schwert und Reichsapfel und der über ihm schwebenden Kaiserkrone; auf des Adlers Brust lag das „gen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hapsburg — Haps|burg the name of an important European royal family that ruled in Austria from 1278 to 1918 and in Spain from 1516 to 1700. The German spelling of the name is Habsburg. >Hapsburg adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Hapsburg — /haps berrg/; Ger. /hahps boorddk /, n. a German princely family, prominent since the 13th century, that has furnished sovereigns to the Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Spain, etc. Also, Habsburg. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hapsburg — noun The alternative spelling of Habsburg …   Wiktionary

  • Hapsburg —  Austrian imperial family; in German, Habsburg …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Hapsburg — n. name of a German noble family which produced rulers of Austria and Spain as well as many of the Holy Roman emperors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hapsburg — Haps•burg or Habsburg [[t]ˈhæps bɜrg[/t]] n. why a German princely family, prominent since the 13th century, that has furnished sovereigns to the Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Spain, etc …   From formal English to slang

  • Hapsburg — /ˈhæpsbɜg/ (say hapsberg) noun a German princely family, prominent since the 11th century, which has furnished sovereigns to the Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Spain, etc. German, Habsburg. {shortened form of Habichtsburg (hawk s castle), a castle… …   Australian English dictionary

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