Definition of Hanoverian

1. Noun. Any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover.

Group relationships: Hanover, Hanoverian Line, House Of Hanover
Generic synonyms: Ruler, Swayer

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the former English royal House of Hanover or their supporters.
Partainyms: Hanover
Derivative terms: Hanover

3. Noun. A member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover.
Group relationships: Hanover, Hanoverian Line, House Of Hanover
Generic synonyms: English Person

Definition of Hanoverian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Hanover or its people, or to the House of Hanover in England.

2. n. A native or naturalized inhabitant of Hanover; one of the House of Hanover.

Definition of Hanoverian

1. Adjective. Of or from Hanover. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or from the House of Hanover. ¹

3. Noun. Someone of or from Hanover. ¹

4. Noun. Someone from the House of Hanover. ¹

5. Noun. A supporter of the House of Hanover. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hanoverian

Hannah Arendt
Hannes Alfven
Hannover's canal
Hanot's cirrhosis
Hanoverian line
Hans Adolf Krebs
Hans Albrecht Bethe
Hans Arp
Hans Bethe
Hans C. J. Gram
Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Oersted
Hans Conrad Julius Reiter
Hans Eysenck
Hans Fischer
Hans Geiger
Hans Holbein

Literary usage of Hanoverian

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

1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"In the course of the reign, Philip von Hattorf, a man of great ability and tact, was hanoverian Minister in attendance — an office which soon became one of ..."

2. The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and by Andrew Kippis, William Godwin, George Robinson (1804)
"Art. I. The hanoverian army shall give up their arms ; they shall, ... All the horses belonging t« the hanoverian cavalry and artillery shall be given up to ..."

3. Hanover and Prussia 1795-1803: A Study in Neutrality by Guy Stanton Ford (1903)
"Through this member, who was practically a prime minister directing his colleagues from London, the king learned of hanoverian affairs. ..."

4. A History of England by James Franck Bright (1889)
"It is strange, indeed, that their influence was less directly felt in English politics, and it is perhaps owing to those very hanoverian predilections of ..."

5. The Reconstruction of Europe: A Sketch of the Diplomatic and Military by Harold Murdock (1889)
"In three days after the declaration of war they had occupied Hanover and Cas- sel, and held the hanoverian army in their power. In fact, the only chance for ..."

6. Britain and Her Rivals in the Eighteenth Century, 1713-1789 by Arthur Donald Innes (1895)
"Establishment of the now dynasty—Drawbacks of the hanoverian connection—1716 ... Hence it was long before the hanoverian succession could again be seriously ..."

7. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman Conquest Till by John Campbell Campbell (1849)
"Murray's speech on the employment of hanoverian troops. plimentary ... The subject of agitation then was the taking of 16000 hanoverian troops into British ..."

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