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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archdukenoun

    a sovereign prince of the former ruling house of Austria

Wiktionary

  1. archdukenoun

    The son or male-line grandson of an emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

    World War I traditionally started with the assassination of Archduke Francis (Franz) Ferdinand.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Archdukenoun

    A title given to some sovereign princes, as of Austria and Tuscany.

    Etymology: archidux, Lat.

    Philip archduke of Austria, during his voyage from the Netherlands towards Spain, was weather-driven into Weymouth. Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archdukenoun

    a prince of the imperial family of Austria

  2. Etymology: [Pref. arch- + duke.]

Freebase

  1. Archduke

    The title of Archduke was borne by the Habsburg rulers of the Archduchy of Austria and, later, by all members of that dynasty. It denotes a rank within the Holy Roman Empire below that of king and above that of duke. Territory ruled by an archduke or archduchess is called an archduchy.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Archduke

    ärch-dūk′, n. a duke of specially exalted rank: a prince of Austria:—fem. Archduch′ess.—adj. Archdū′cal.—ns. Archduch′y, Archduke′dom, the territory of an archduke or archduchess. [Arch, chief, and Duke.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archduke in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archduke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Archduke in a Sentence

  1. King Henry IV of France:

    ...Henri IV of France wisecracked that there were three things that nobody believed: that Archduke Albert was a good general, that he (Henri) was a good Catholic and the Queen of England was a virgin..." E.J. Burford, The Orrible Synne, Calders & Bayers, London, 1973, Ch. 13, p. 166.

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