Hohenzollern

adjective
Ho·​hen·​zol·​lern | \ ˌhō-ən-ˈzä-lərn How to pronounce Hohenzollern (audio) , -ˈzȯ- \

Definition of Hohenzollern

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: of or relating to a princely German family that reigned in Prussia from 1701–1918 and in Germany from 1871–1918

Hohenzollern

biographical name
Ho·​hen·​zol·​lern | \ ˌhō-ənt-ˈsȯ-lərn How to pronounce Hohenzollern (audio) \

Definition of Hohenzollern (Entry 2 of 3)

Michael — see michael

Hohenzollern

geographical name
Ho·​hen·​zol·​lern | \ ˈhō-ən-ˌzä-lərn How to pronounce Hohenzollern (audio) , -ˌtsȯ-lərn \

Definition of Hohenzollern (Entry 3 of 3)

historical region of southwestern Germany in what is now Baden-Wurttemberg; formerly a province of Prussia — see württemberg

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Hohenzollern noun

First Known Use of Hohenzollern

Adjective

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Hohenzollern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hohenzollern. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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