union, especially the political union of Austria with Germany in 1938.
After the Russian Anschluss in Crimea last week, people around the world are asking themselves uneasily: How far will Moscow go?
Putin’s Dream of Empire Doesn’t Stop at Crimea, Or Even Ukraine Oleg Shynkarenko March 22, 2014
Sound or not, Kennedy became ambassador in 1938, the year that Germany marched into Austria to create the Anschluss.
“The Patriarch”: Joseph Kennedy Sr.’s Outsized Life Jacob Heilbrunn November 20, 2012
The word “Anschluss” seems hardly to imply so complete a union as was afterwards aimed at by the German party in Vienna.
The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany C. Edmund (Charles Edmund) Maurice
a political or economic union, esp the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany (1938)
1924, from German Anschluß, “connection; addition; junction,” literally “joining, union,” from anschließen “to join, annex,” from an “at, to, toward” + schließen “to shut, close, lock, bolt; contract” (a marriage); see slot (n.2). Specifically the proposal to unite Germany and Austria, accomplished in 1938.
Saint, 1033–1109, archbishop of Canterbury: scholastic theologian and philosopher. Also, Ansel [an-suh l, -sel] /ˈæn səl, -sɛl/ (Show IPA). a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “divine” and “helmet.”. Historical Examples Anselm was sorely unwilling to accept the office; he believed that the king would recover, and he knew his evil heart. The English […]
of or relating to the subfamily Anserinae, of the family Anatidae, comprising the true geese. resembling a goose; gooselike. stupid; foolish; silly. Historical Examples The gaff is blown, the anserine guard gives tongue with might and main. Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 102, February 6, 1892 Various With that Katie’s goose—or perhaps one should […]
- Anserine bursa
anserine bursa anserine bursa an·ser·ine bursa (ān’sə-rīn’, -rĭn) n. The bursa between the tibial collateral ligament of the knee joint and the tendons of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus muscles.
Ernest [er-nest] /ɛrˈnɛst/ (Show IPA), 1883–1969, Swiss symphony orchestra conductor. Historical Examples It was admirably conducted by Ansermet, and became one of the most remarkable triumphs of his conducting. An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky It was Ansermet’s debut, too, as conductor of the Russian Ballet. An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky My friends Ramuz, Ansermet, and many others […]