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Hanoverian

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

Definition of Hanoverian

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or supporting the German ducal house of Hanover

  2. 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 Han·o·ve·ri·an

Definition of Hanoverian

  1. 1 :  a member or supporter of the ducal or of the British royal Hanoverian house

  2. 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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