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Burgenland

[German boo r-guh n-lahnt] /German ˈbʊər gənˌlɑnt/
noun
1.
a province in E Austria, bordering Hungary. 1530 sq. mi. (3960 sq. km).
Capital: Eisenstadt.
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  • At this point a summary may perhaps be made of the compositions written by Haydn during these five years a eisenstadt.

    Haydn J. Cuthbert Hadden
  • Apparently he was only at eisenstadt for the summer and autumn.

    Haydn J. Cuthbert Hadden
  • Mordecai of eisenstadt (Mochiach), even after the death of the renegade, remained his faithful follower.

  • The next expedition was to two more of those mansions—Esterhazy, built by one of the richest princes of the house, and eisenstadt.

  • There was certainly plenty for him to do at Esterhaz—more than he had ever been required to do at eisenstadt.

    Haydn J. Cuthbert Hadden
  • eisenstadt itself, though not his principal seat, is a large palace—three sides of a triangle.

  • These were the material advantages of the eisenstadt appointment.

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  • His remains were transported to eisenstadt, in Hungary, and placed in the Franciscan vault.

British Dictionary definitions for eisenstadt

Eisenstadt

/German ˈaizənʃtat/
noun
1.
a town in E Austria, capital of Burgenland province: Hungarian until 1921. Pop: 11 334 (2001)

Burgenland

/German ˈbʊrɡənˌlant/
noun
1.
a state of E Austria. Capital: Eisenstadt. Pop: 276 419 (2003 est). Area: 3965 sq km (1531 sq miles)
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