a title of the sovereign princes of the former ruling house of Austria.
I was born in Brooklyn on June 28, 1926, the 12th anniversary of the blowing up of archduke Ferdinand of Austria.
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They knew the Bosnians had targeted the Austrian archduke Ferdinand.
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A century ago today, archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary embarked on his fatal journey to Sarajevo.
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So the bullet that Gavrilo Princip fired at old archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo (a redolent place-name) goes on echoing.
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I gathered together a goodly number of friends to assist the archduke Albert in Flanders: bought horses, and laid in powder.
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The gipsy was a soldier, and on his being admitted, the archduke asked him what he had to say.
Chatterbox, 1906 Various
The public never knew the splendid qualities of the archduke, and misjudged him accordingly.
In the World War Count Ottokar Czernin
The archduke had left the Holy Land and returned home some time before.
Richard I Jacob Abbott
Princes and pages formed a line, the archduke Rudolph took off his hat, and the Empress made the first salutation.
Life of Beethoven Anton Schindler
He immediately sent to Leopold, the archduke, and claimed the prisoner as his.
Richard I Jacob Abbott
a chief duke, esp (since 1453) a prince of the Austrian imperial dynasty
1520s, from Middle French and Old French archeduc, from Merovingian Latin archiducem (c.750); see arch- + duke (n.). Formerly the title of the rulers of Austrasia, Lorraine, Brabant, and Austria; later the titular dignity of the sons of the Emperor of Austria. Related: Archducal; archduchy.
an archduchy. the office or rank of an .
the primitive forebrain region of the embryo, anterior to the notochord, that gives rise to the midbrain and forebrain.
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