HyperDic: great_elector

English > 1 sense of the expression Great Elector:
NOUNperson Great Elector, Frederick Williamthe Elector of Brandenburg who rebuilt his domain after its destruction during the Thirty Years' War (1620-1688)
English > Great Elector: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe Elector of Brandenburg who rebuilt his domain after its destruction during the Thirty Years' War (1620-1688).
SynonymFrederick William
Instance ofElectorAny of the German princes who were entitled to vote in the election of new emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
Member ofHohenzollernA German noble family that ruled Brandenburg and Prussia

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