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Holy Alliance

Syllabification: Ho·ly Al·li·ance

Definition of Holy Alliance in English:

A loose alliance of European powers pledged to uphold the principles of the Christian religion. It was proclaimed at the Congress of Vienna (1814–15) by the emperors of Austria and Russia and the king of Prussia and was joined by most other European monarchs.

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