Austria [aw-stree-uh] Examples noun
- a republic in central Europe. 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Capital: Vienna.
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Austria and Germany, he tells me, were really enjoyable experiences; he was completely anonymous there, no one knew him.
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.
November 9, 2014
She says that when her two sons were just boys she sent them to live with her former husband in Austria.
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.
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.
August 26, 2014
Historical Examples of austria
Leopold straightway quitted the army, and returned to Austria.
Charlotte Mary Yonge
Yes, I could in all probability have blown up the entire Empire of Austria.
It needs a war, not a threat of war, to consolidate Austria and Hungary.
Do you refer to that speech by the Prime Minister of Austria a week or two ago?
Italy was at loggerheads with Austria, her ally, and about to break.
British Dictionary definitions for austria Austria noun
- 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) + reich (see ). So called for being on the eastern edge of Charlemagne’s empire.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper austria in Culture Austria
Mountainousin central , bordered by and the former to the north, to the east, and to the south, and and to the west. Its capital and largest city is .
Note Under the Hapsburg dynasty (1278–1918), Austria maintained control of theand 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 , , and in , the Austro-Hungarian Empire was devastated by the war.Note Austria was occupied by forces in 1938 and annexed by Adolf 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.