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CIS-LEITHNIA   Or, Cis-Leithania; ZISLEITHANIEN. A name for the Austrian half of the Dual monarchy after the Compromise (Ausgleich) of 1867. (The non green area of the map) The River Leitha, a rather insignificant stream, separated Niederösterreich from the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Austria ~ Hereditary Lands

AUSTRIA ~ Hereditary Lands   Die ERBLANDE. The lands of the House of Habsburg which were held by hereditary right.   Until the 17th century these consisted of lands in the south of the Holy Roman Empire, extending from Alsace to Carinthia, … Continue reading

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