Austria


Austria

Austria [aw-stree-uh] Examples noun

  1. a republic in central Europe. 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Capital: Vienna.

German Österreich. Related formsAus·tri·an, adjective, nounan·ti-Aus·tri·a, adjectivean·ti-Aus·tri·an, adjective, nounpro-Aus·tri·an, adjective, nounpseu·do-Aus·tri·an, adjective, nountrans-Aus·tri·an, adjectiveun-Aus·tri·an, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for austria Contemporary Examples of austria

  • Austria and Germany, he tells me, were really enjoyable experiences; he was completely anonymous there, no one knew him.

    This Fashion World Darling Is Homeless

    Erica Wagner

    December 2, 2014

  • So if you were an East German, you could go to Hungary and then could go across to Austria, and from Austria into West Germany.

    How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall

    William O’Connor

    November 9, 2014

  • She says that when her two sons were just boys she sent them to live with her former husband in Austria.

    The Secret Life of an ISIS Warlord

    Will Cathcart, Vazha Tavberidze, Nino Burchuladze

    October 27, 2014

  • Reeves was visibly perturbed when he saw the amount of British currency that McNally had recovered in Austria.

    On the Trail of Nazi Counterfeiters

    Dr. Kevin C. Ruffner

    September 20, 2014

  • But for now the main channel for U.S.-Iran talks are the nuclear negotiations in Vienna, Austria.

    U.S. and Iran Hit ISIS, Ignore Each Other

    Eli Lake

    August 26, 2014

  • Historical Examples of austria

  • Leopold straightway quitted the army, and returned to Austria.

    Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II

    Charlotte Mary Yonge

  • Yes, I could in all probability have blown up the entire Empire of Austria.

    Jennie Baxter, Journalist

    Robert Barr

  • It needs a war, not a threat of war, to consolidate Austria and Hungary.

    Jennie Baxter, Journalist

    Robert Barr

  • Do you refer to that speech by the Prime Minister of Austria a week or two ago?

    Jennie Baxter, Journalist

    Robert Barr

  • Italy was at loggerheads with Austria, her ally, and about to break.

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

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for austria Austria noun

    1. a republic in central Europe: ruled by the Hapsburgs from 1282 to 1918; formed a dual monarchy with Hungary in 1867 and became a republic in 1919; a member of the European Union; contains part of the Alps, the Danube basin in the east, and extensive forests. Official language: German. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Vienna. Pop: 8 221 646 (2013 est). Area: 83 849 sq km (32 374 sq miles)German name: Österreich

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for austria Austria

    European nation, from Medieval Latin Marchia austriaca “eastern borderland.” German Österreich is “eastern kingdom,” from Old High German ostar “eastern” (see east) + reich (see Reichstag). So called for being on the eastern edge of Charlemagne’s empire.

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper austria in Culture Austria

    Mountainous republic in central Europe, bordered by Germany and the former Czechoslovakia to the north, Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. Its capital and largest city is Vienna.

    Note Under the Hapsburg dynasty (1278–1918), Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and became a leading player in European politics.Note After losing control of the German portions of the Holy Roman Empire in the nineteenth century, Austria joined with Hungary to create the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1867–1918). Allied with Germany, Bulgaria, and Turkey in World War I, the Austro-Hungarian Empire was devastated by the war.Note Austria was occupied by Nazi forces in 1938 and annexed by Adolf Hitler to Germany. It was reestablished as a republic in 1945 but remained occupied by four Allied powers until it declared neutrality in 1955.Note The picturesque Tyrol region, in the western part of the country, is a favorite year-round tourist spot. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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