American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A former dual monarchy of central Europe consisting of Austria, Hungary, Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, and parts of Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, and Italy. It was formed in 1867 after agitation by Hungarian nationalists within the Austrian empire and lasted until 1918.
“For the historical root of Austria-Hungary is German.”
“The most powerful experience of my life was the war and the end of my fatherland, the only one I have ever had: the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary," he wrote in 1932.”
“With its anti-Semitism in relative abeyance and its tolerance for minorities, Austria-Hungary was the closest thing to a homeland an Eastern European Jew like Roth could hope for.”
“The Germans were mobilizing against Russia, which mobilized against Austria-Hungary for the invasion of Serbia.”
“This also explains why Austria-Hungary, whose territory far exceeded its cultural remit (of Vienna and perhaps Budapest), was pretty much doomed.”
“Moscovy, Brandenburg, & Austria were comparative non-entities. the ungovernability of that empire opened the way for the rise of Russia, Prussia, & Austria-Hungary.”
“This heritage strain was originally bred for Austria-Hungary's royal Hapsburg family, who devoured the animal's heavenly rich, white fat.”
“In 1910 Germany was a rising power surrounded by decline: France, Russia, the Ottoman Empire and Austria-Hungary were all growing weaker every year even as Germany went from strength to strength.”
“On June 28, 1914, a Slav terrorist murdered Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary.”
“During the first week of November the German situation worsened as elements of its navy mutinied, revolution broke out in Bavaria, and Austria-Hungary left the war.”
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