Definition of Oesterreich
1. Noun. A mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century.
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Wagram, Wagram
Group relationships: Common Market, Ec, Eec, Eu, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union
Generic synonyms: European Country, European Nation
Terms within: Tirol, Tyrol, Austrian Capital, Capital Of Austria, Vienna, Graz, Lentia, Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Wagram, Alps, The Alps, Brenner Pass, Danau, Danube, Danube River, Tyrolean Alps
Group relationships: Europe
Member holonyms: Austrian
Derivative terms: Austrian
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oesterreich
Literary usage of Oesterreich
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1901)
"oesterreich. Gesch., Ergänz.-Bd. vi. The legend of the sevenfold partition of Hungary ; a. contribution to the criticism of the Hungarian chronicles: by RF ..."
2. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1902)
"Politisches Wörterbuch für die Deutschen in oesterreich. pp.160. TFV'en, 1885. 8°. ... GEHRE (FM) Die deutschen Sprachinseln in oesterreich. pp. 67. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... in oesterreich-Un- garn> (1892) and the article "Geld" (in 'Hand- worterbuch der Staatswissenschaften,' 3d ed., 1909). ..."
4. A Manual of Historical Literature: Comprising Brief Descriptions of the Most by Charles Kendall Adams (1888)
"... designed to show the ethnographical and religious divisions of the people. Huffer, Hermann. — oesterreich und Preussen gegeniiber der ..."
5. Supplementary Papers (1886)
"... UNTERRICHT AN DEN GYMNASIEN IN oesterreich.' VIENNA, 1884. INTRODUCTION.—Tlie Element» of Geography. Geography views the earth as a whole and the things ..."