from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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 Habsburg in 1278 and a leading cultural center in the 1700s, particularly under the reign (1740–1780) of Maria Theresa.

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  • proper noun The capital of Austria
  • proper noun A town in Virginia in the United States

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  • noun 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


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