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Hohenstaufen

[hoh-uh n-shtou-fuh n] /ˌhoʊ ənˈʃtaʊ fən/
noun
1.
a member of the royal family that ruled in Germany from 1138 to 1208 and from 1215 to 1254, and in Sicily from 1194 to 1266.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Hohenstaufen

/ˈhəʊənˌʃtaʊfən; German hoːənˈʃtaufən/
noun
1.
a German princely family that provided rulers of Germany (1138–1208, 1215–54), Sicily (1194–1268), and the Holy Roman Empire (1138–1254)
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