Holy Roman Empire

noun

Definition of Holy Roman Empire

: an empire consisting primarily of a loose confederation of German and Italian territories under the suzerainty of an emperor and existing from the 9th or 10th century to 1806

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1698

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Holy Roman Empire

geographical name

Definition of Holy Roman Empire

realm of varying extent in central Europe in the medieval and modern periods that had what is now Germany as its chief component

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