American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- The capital and largest city of Austria, in the northeast part of the country on the Danube River. Originally a Celtic settlement, it became the official residence of the house of Hapsburg in 1278 and a leading cultural center in the 18th century, particularly under the reign (1740-1780) of Maria Theresa. Vienna was designated the capital of Austria in 1918. Population: 1,660,000.
- n. the capital and largest city of Austria; located on the Danube in northeastern Austria; was the home of Beethoven and Brahms and Haydn and Mozart and Schubert and Strauss
“VIENNA FLOWER SHOW, sponsored by the Ayr Hill Garden Club, rain or shine. 2-5 p.m., the club, 307 Windover Ave. NW, Vienna.”
“VIENNA, Austria – Plans to name a Vienna square after Zionist Theodor Herzl drew protest Tuesday from the Arab League, which urged city fathers to reconsider for the sake of continued “good relations” with the Arab world.”
“VIENNA - U.S. and Russian flights involved in a 14-person spy swap landed briefly in Vienna, apparently exchanged agents, then took off again in the largest such diplomatic dance since the Cold War.”
“September 14th, 2009 VIENNA - An Indian asylum seeker died in an Austrian detention centre Monday, where he was on hunger strike to protest his planned repatriation, police in Vienna said.”
“November 18th, 2009 VIENNA - An Iranian diplomat threatened Wednesday to withhold cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency's probe of a new nuclear site if the IAEA pushes too hard for information, participants at an agency meeting in Vienna said.”
“VIENNA: A Spanish precious metals trading company bought the world's largest gold coin for 3.27 million euros, its exact material worth, from the estate of an insolvent investment firm at a rare auction in Vienna on Friday.”
“VIENNA (AFP) - A world forum on AIDS opened in Vienna on Sunday to warnings led by UN”
“VIENNA, March 16 (Reuters) - Russia's rising crude shipments to Ocean pose no threat to Middle Eastern producers 'position as the largest suppliers to the region, OPEC members including top exporter Minister Ali al-Naimi told reporters in Vienna, where the Organization of the”
“VIENNA - This little kitty went home - but only after Vienna police and firefighters partially dismantled a police car to find it.”
“Iran will not let uranium leave country after all, say officials VIENNA - An Iranian official has recently told the nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it does not want to allow uranium to be shipped out of the country, as suggested in an October international confidence-building plan, diplomats in Vienna said Tuesday.”
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