Hohenzollern

adjective Ho·hen·zol·lern \ ˌhō-ən-ˈzä-lərn , -ˈzȯ- \

Definition of Hohenzollern

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

Hohenzollern

noun

First Known Use of hohenzollern

1858


Hohenzollern

biographical name Ho·hen·zol·lern \ ˌhō-ənt-ˈsȯ-lərn \

Definition of Hohenzollern

Michael — see michael

Hohenzollern

geographical name Ho·hen·zol·lern \ ˈhō-ən-ˌzä-lərn , -ˌtsȯ-lərn \

Definition of Hohenzollern

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

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