from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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 Hapsburg in 1278 and a leading cultural center in the 18th century, particularly under the reign (1740-1780) of Maria Theresa. Vienna was designated the capital of Austria in 1918. Population: 1,660,000.

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

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  • n. 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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