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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  • Beneath the sparkling facade of wealth and elegance, Jules von Habsburg is living a nightmare-blackmailed into marriage by the unscrupulous robber baron Dominic DeRohan, the same man who gunned down her lover.

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  • Even the Social Democrats became friendly to the idea of Habsburg restoration as the most effective way to block the Fascist elements.

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  • Dalmatia held to be their lawful monarch, for the Habsburg was the heir of the Croatian Kings.

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  • It is said that when the late Emperor of Austria, the good and kind-hearted Francis II., was shown the ruins of the little castle of Habsburg, which is still to be seen crowning a low height, in the canton of Aarraw, Switzerland, he observed, "I now see that we have not _always_ been a great family."

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  • "Personally, the Republic did not take anything from me," said Habsburg, insisting that his battle was to amend the constitution's rules on presidential candidates and not the so-called Habsburg Law, by which the imperial family lost many of its assets after the fall of the empire.

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  • A character in Baron von Berger's recent fairy drama "Habsburg" tells about the first coming of the girlish Empress-Queen, and in his history draws a fine picture: I cannot make a close translation of it, but will try to convey the spirit of the verses:

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  • Partner Advisory AG ( "Habsburg") settlement of the consideration for the shares is now expected to be received on or before the Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • Further to the announcement made on 9 December 2009, the Company announces that, owing to a technical delay in the transfer of shares into the Euroclear account of Habsburg&Partner Advisory AG ( "Habsburg") settlement of the consideration for the shares is now expected to be received on or before the Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • Tenor Michael Spyres started out strong as Arnold, a conflicted Swiss who falls in love with the Habsburg princess Mathilde, but his high notes were strangled and stage demeanor stiff.

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  • "There is something about the Habsburg legacy," explains the dynamic new Austrian Chancellor Marsha Radetzky.

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