Anhalt



a former state in central Germany, now part of Saxony-Anhalt.
Contemporary Examples

On Thursday, as reports indicated Zsa Zsa was “on the mend,” TMZ ran a story saying Anhalt had blacked out and collapsed.
Zsa Zsa’s Family Circus Jacob Bernstein August 18, 2010

Yet The Daily Beast could find neither Zsa Zsa or Anhalt on the master list of Madoff victims.
Zsa Zsa’s Family Circus Jacob Bernstein August 18, 2010

Historical Examples

Of the manufactures of Anhalt, the chief are its sugar factories, distilleries, breweries and chemical works.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

Mr. Rushworth was to be Count Cassel, but no one had yet undertaken Anhalt.
Mansfield Park Jane Austen

I want a hundred louis, my dear fellow, and immediately, as I lost them at play yesterday evening at the Princess of Anhalt’s.
The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

One lady thus “supplied” a princess of Anhalt, is known as “Catherine the Great.”
The Prussian Terror Alexandre Dumas

He wrote to the prince of Anhalt: “May God incline their minds to the love of peace!”
The Life of Philip Melanchthon Karl Friedrich Ledderhose

He acted as Anhalt’s representative in Bohemia, and was no doubt initiated into his far-reaching plans.
A History of Bohemian Literature Count Ltzow

The Prince of Anhalt, an able and intrepid man, was dispatched to Prague with a list of grievances.
The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power John S. C. Abbott

This was necessary in order to enable me to obtain a scholarship from the Anhalt Government.
My Autobiography F. Max Mller

noun
a former duchy and state of central E Germany, now part of the state of Saxony-Anhalt: part of East Germany until 1990

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