Definition of Hohenzollern

1. Noun. A German noble family that ruled Brandenburg and Prussia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hohenzollern

Hofmann's bacillus
Hofmeister's operation
Hofmeister-Polya anastomosis
Hofmeister gastrectomy
Hofmeister series
Hofstadterian
Hogarth
Hogarthian
Hogmanay
Hogness box
Hogrebe
Hogtown
Hogwarts
Hohenlinden
Hohenzollern (current term)
Hohenzollern empire
Hoheria
Hoheria populnea
Hohhot
Hohokam
Hoisanese
Hoka
Hokan
Hokeday
Hokey Cokey
Hokie
Hokies
Hokkaido
Hokkianese

Literary usage of Hohenzollern

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"This was the investiture of the house of Hohenzollern with Brandenburg, the immediate ... The knightly house of Hohenzollern has often been mentioned in the ..."

2. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1858)
"CHAPTER V. CONRAD OF Hohenzollern ; AND KAISER BARBAROSSA. IT was in those same years that a stout young fellow, Conrad by name, far off in the southern ..."

3. History of Friedrich II of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"CHAPTER V CONRAD OF Hohenzollern; AND KAISER BARBAROSSA IT was in those same years that a stout young fellow, Conrad by name, ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"From Hohenzollern ; bound now towards Gelnhausen, Kaisers- lautern, or whatever temporary lodging the great Kaiser Bar- barossa might be known to have, ..."

5. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1849)
"TEN centuries ago the ancestors of the reigning families of Austria, Prussia, and Hohenzollern lived within a hundred miles of each other, simple, ..."

6. Recollections of a Minister to France, 1869-1877 by Elihu Benjamin Washburne (1887)
"The Spanish Cortes, maintaining the monarchical form, offered the Crown of Spain to Prince Hohenzollern, a relation of the King of Prussia. ..."

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