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Hanoverian

adjective Han·o·ve·ri·an \ ˌha-nə-ˈvir-ē-ən , -ˈver- \

Definition of Hanoverian

1 :of, relating to, or supporting the German ducal house of Hanover
2 :of or relating to the British royal house that ruled from 1714 to 1901

Origin and Etymology of hanoverian

Hanover, Germany


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Hanoverian

noun

Definition of Hanoverian

1 :a member or supporter of the ducal or of the British royal Hanoverian house
2 :any of a breed of horses of German origin bred to excel in equestrian competition (such as dressage and jumping)

First Known Use of hanoverian

1706


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