from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Hapsburg.
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- proper n. An Alpine castle in Aargau canton, northern Switzerland.
- proper n. A Swabian noble family named after it, which became the ruling (hereditary) dynasty of Austria, at times other countries (mainly in Iberia and the former Burgundian territories) and supplied successive (elected) emperors of the Holy Roman Empire.
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- n. a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
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