Definition of Hohenstaufen in English:

Hohenstaufen

Line breaks: Hohen|stau¦fen
Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊənˌʃtaʊf(ə)n
 
, ˈhoːənˌʃtaʊfn/
  • A German dynastic family, some of whom ruled as Holy Roman emperors between 1138 and 1254, among them Frederick I (Barbarossa).

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