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Noun: Austria  ós-tree-u or os-tree-u
  1. A mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century
    - Republic of Austria, Oesterreich

Type of: European country, European nation

Part of: Common Market, EC, EEC, EU, Euroland, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Eurozone

Encyclopedia: Austria