Definition for AUS'TRI-AN

AUS'TRI-AN, a. [from Austria. This word is formed with the Latin termination, ia, country, from Ĺ’streich, the German name, which is eastern rick, eastern kingdom, so called in reference to the western dominions of Charlemagne.]

Pertaining to Austria, a circle or district of Germany, and an empire, lying on the Danube north of the Gulf of Venice.

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