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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hunyadi, János 1387?-1456. Hungarian general and nationalist leader who fought to protect Hungary from Turkish conquest (1437-1456).

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  • The king was as good as his word, he provided for the mother, caused the boy to be instructed in knightly exercises, and made him a present of the town of Hunyad, in Transylvania, on which account he was afterwards called Hunyadi, and gave him, as an armorial sign, a raven bearing a ring in his beak.

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  • The king was as good as his word, he provided for the mother; caused the boy to be instructed in knightly exercises, and made him a present of the town of Hunyad, in Transylvania, on which account he was afterwards called Hunyadi, and gave him, as an armorial sign, a raven bearing a ring in his beak.

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  • The king was as good as his word; he provided for the mother, caused the boy to be instructed in knightly exercises, and made him a present of the town of Hunyad, in Transylvania, on which account he was afterwards called Hunyadi, and gave him, as an armorial sign, a raven bearing a ring in his beak.

    The Romany Rye a sequel to "Lavengro"

  • "Hunyadi" is a more internationally recognized name for the same family,

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  • I haven't started working on Dog and Crow yet, though I have done a fair amount of preliminary research, and Matthias Hunyadi "Corvinus" is a fascinating fellow.

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  • The people of Palenque blame Hunyadi the Euphrasian king for the assassination of their king.

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  • He accompanied John Hunyadi throughout his campaign against the Turks and was present at the battle of Belgrade.

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  • The second Battle of Kosovo, in which Murad crushed another Crusader army led by Hunyadi and thus dashed European hopes of pushing the Ottomans out of the Balkans.

    1428

  • He was only four years old at his accession, and Hunyadi was therefore appointed governor of the kingdom until 1552.

    1444, Nov. 10

  • Crusade against the Ottomans preached by the Italian Franciscan John of Capistrano and led by Hunyadi.

    1444, Nov. 10

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