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Holy Roman Empire

noun

Definition of HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE

:  an empire consisting primarily of a loose confederation of German and Italian territories under the suzerainty of an emperor and existing from the 9th or 10th century to 1806

First Known Use of HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE

1728

Holy Roman Empire

geographical name

Definition of HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE

realm of varying extent in cen Europe in medieval & modern periods with Germany as chief component

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