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  • n. Plural form of Hanoverian.

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Examples

  • The position of the Jacobite Society overseas is to support the Hanoverians as a practical measure, since not doing so would have worse effects.

    URGENT The "Reform of the Reform" is in motion

  • If we fail, the whole of the Commonwealth from Belarus to Brandenburg will be at the mercy of the Bolsheviks, and the Hanoverians and Bavarians will find themselves with some unpleasant new neighbors.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The irony of the 18th century - as Clark has shown in his English Society 1688-1832 and The Language of Liberty - was that post-1745 and the collapse of the Jacobite threat, the Hanoverians increasingly appropriated Tory-Anglican political ideology to defend the State against the challenges posed by radicalism, by the rebellious Whigs of the North American colonies and then by the friends of the Revolution in France.

    The King across the Water

  • So if one were inclined, one could field the Allied army using nothing but Minden Miniatures British, Hanoverians and Prussians standing in for Hessians and Brunswick and Schaumburg-Lippe forces.

    Minden Miniatures - Prinz Ferdinand's Army

  • The Hanoverians were all unpopular and the precedent had been set.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Declaration of Independence and the Case for Non-Ethnic Secession:

  • Well he was going over to the Prussians/Hanoverians who owed the British from the help in that seven years war I talked about last week.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • There were a series of battles between the Jacobites and the Hanoverians, culminating with the Battle of Culloden which decisively ended the Scottish uprising against British rule.

    Archive 2009-04-12

  • Frank is a friend of my Dad's, and although I have said some unkind things about Big Frank (as we Hanoverians call him), he has always been nice and cordial to me.

    Frank Hargrove, Biblical Scholar

  • The Hanoverians lined this balustrade and fired from above.

    Les Miserables

  • British, politics, that I sometimes thought it pity that the Hanoverians, who murdered, as she used to tell me, her poor dear father, had left his dear daughter in the land of the living.

    Redgauntlet

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