Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Holy Roman emperor (1619–1637) and king of Bohemia (1617–1619 and 1620–1627) and Hungary (1618–1625). A leader of the Catholic Counter Reformation, he instigated the Thirty Years' War (1618–1648) between Catholic and Protestant forces.

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  • noun Holy Roman Emperor and king of Bohemia and Hungary who waged war against Protestant forces (1578-1637)

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Examples

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

  • That year, when Christopher Columbus was off discovering the New World and Christian armies were booting the last Moors out of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella decided to rid their country of its Jews, too.

    Bob Schulman: Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

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