Austria-Hungary

geographical name
Aus·​tria-Hun·​ga·​ry | \ ˈȯ-strē-ə-ˈhəŋ-gə-rē How to pronounce Austria-Hungary (audio) , ˈä-\

Definition of Austria-Hungary

dual monarchy of central Europe 1867–1918 which included Bohemia, Moravia, Bukovina, Transylvania, Galicia, and what is now Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, and northeastern Italy

Note: The assassination of Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand in Austria-Hungary on June 28, 1914 was the immediate cause of World War I.

Other Words from Austria-Hungary

Austro-Hungarian \ ˈȯ-​(ˌ)strō-​ˌhəŋ-​ˈger-​ē-​ən How to pronounce Austro-Hungarian (audio) , ˈä-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Austria-Hungary.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Austria-Hungary. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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