austrian austrian  /ˈɔ stri ən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Austria
  2. (adj) of or relating to Austria or its people or culture

News

  1. Austrian Hotel Advertises For Court Jester

    A hotel in Austria has decided to give their guests a medieval experience by advertising for a court jester. The fact that you can now enjoy your holiday with the hotel service of a jester included seems just as innovative as providing guests with goldfishes to keep them company. The hotel in Austria’s Styria province... Read more » Austrian Hotel Advertises For Court Jester is a post from: The ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Austrian central banker charged in bribe case

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Vienna prosecutors charged nine people on Thursday, including the deputy governor of the Austrian National Bank, over suspected bribes in banknote contracts with Azerbaijan and Syria. Wolfgang Duchatczek, 63, and the other suspects face charges of abetting breach of trust, bribery, money laundering and other crimes, prosecutors said in a statement. The central bank had no ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Austrian commission reports rampant child abuse in former Vienna city-run home

    An Austrian investigative commission says children at a former city-run home in Vienna were rampantly abused, both physically and sexually. The commission says some of the former wards of the home were raped and subjected to other forms of sexual exploitation both by care-givers and outsiders.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "That's all we're asking for, governor. Just give us the Austrian plan," Moore said at a rally outside Los Angeles City Hall for supporters of universal health care. "That great Austrian health care system that provided you with that fine...
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Michael Moore Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "It was also interesting to see that political interaction in Europe is not that different from the United States Senate," said Obama, a former senator. "There's a lot of - I don't know what the term is in Austrian - wheeling and dealing,...
    on Apr 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "We have lost a great Austrian," said Vice Chancellor Wilhelm Molterer.
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Wilhelm Molterer Source: International Herald Tribune

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