American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A British royal house (1901-1910) whose only ruler was Edward VII.
“It is a fair bet that Schloss Rosenau will not ring an immediate bell with most readers, but the German Neo-Gothic castle was once the principal seat of the dukedom known as Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.”
“Simeon II, or to give him his civilian name Simeon Borisov of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, styled himself "tsar of Bulgaria" while he lived in exile.”
“In 1834, Leopold of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, newly named King of the Belgians, visited a town near Antwerp called Geel.”
“But Gill also gives vivid accounts of the domestic life of Victoria, who had nine children at the rate of one every two years, and the German-born Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.”
“Belgium, for one, would have fallen apart long ago had it not been for the House of Saxe-Coburg und Gotha.”
“The Saxe-Coburg and Gotha dukedom fared less well: It was broken up after World War I.”
“Bettmann/CORBIS Queen Victoria center, with her children and grandchildren, visited Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in Germany in 1894.”
“Edward VII belonged to the House of Saxe-Coburg Gotha, named for his father, Prince Albert.”
“That position – somewhat farcically in the 21st century – is based not on ability or merit, but upon privilege and being born into the right family; in this case, the houses of Hanover, Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.”
“We are looking forward to seeing a production of 'The Merry Wives of Saxe-Coburg – Gotha,'" he replied, doubtless to gales of Teutonic guffawing from his court.”
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