Noun(1) a sovereign prince of the former ruling house of Austria
(1) In April 1701 an Austrian Habsburg army invaded Lombardy, bent on conquering Milan for the archduke Charles, Leopold's second son.(2) The next year the death of the emperor Joseph brought the archduke Charles to the imperial throne.(3) He was commissioned by the archduke Rudolf to carry out fieldwork in Bosnia and Hercegovina, but his publications of South Slavic folklore were severely criticised by contemporary scholars.(4) His sudden departure from the Chapel Royal was resented by James I, who caused him to be dismissed from the archduke 's chapel.(5) If Philippe refused this offer - if France opted for the existing partition agreement - then the entire inheritance would automatically be offered to archduke Charles, second son of emperor Leopold.(6) It may not be a money-spinner - conventional hoteliers would balk at the thought of changing the flowers or turning paying guests away on a whim - but if archdukes are sleeping in your bedrooms and Sean Connery's in the bar, who cares?(7) On June 28, 1914, after days of rumors about possible assassination attempts, the archducal car was attacked by means of a bomb thrown from the large surrounding crowds.(8) The picture in the background shows the Austrian archducal coronet, which was made for Joseph II's entry into Frankfurt for his coronation as king in 1764.(9) The shield has on the top the archducal hat of Austria.(10) This reading of the exhibition undoubtedly shows the internal coherence of the archducal art collection and its function in the Court in a surprising, almost interactive fashion.(11) Once at a cocktail do in one of the vast reception areas where archdukes had cavorted, he languidly asked me to fetch him a canapÔö£┬«.(12) I have learnt the correct forms of address for archdukes and archbishops.(13) Usually there is also a crown or so called ├ö├ç├┐ archducal hat├ö├ç├û over the arms of Styria.
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