from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Francis Joseph I 1830-1916. Emperor of Austria (1848-1916) and king of Hungary (1867-1916) who divided (1867) his empire into a dual monarchy, Austria-Hungary. His ultimatum to Serbia after the 1914 assassination of his nephew Francis Ferdinand led to World War I.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
Sorry, no etymologies found.