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American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States.
In plane geometry, an angle is the figure formed by two rays, called the sides of the angle, sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle.
Anschluss ('joining') refers to the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany on 12 March 1938.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Austrian Federal Railways (German: Österreichische Bundesbahnen or ÖBB, formerly the Bundesbahn Österreich or BBÖ) is the national railway system of Austria, and the administrator of Liechtenstein's railways.
The Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) is the largest library in Austria, with more than 12 million items in its various collections.
Bad Vöslau is a spa town in the Lower Austria federal state of Austria.
Baden (German for "Baths"), unofficially distinguished from other Badens as Baden bei Wien (Baden near Vienna), is a spa town in Austria.
A bow window or compass window is a curved bay window.
Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.
Bruck an der Leitha ("Bridge on the Leitha") is a city in Lower Austria, Austria at the border to the Burgenland, which is marked by the Leitha river.
The business cycle, also known as the economic cycle or trade cycle, is the downward and upward movement of gross domestic product (GDP) around its long-term growth trend.
Cannes (Canas) is a city located on the French Riviera.
Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (English: International Sleeping-Car Company), also CIWL, Compagnie des Wagons-Lits, or just Wagons-Lits, is an international hotel and travel logistics company, particularly known for its on-train catering and sleeping car services, as well as being the historical operator of the Orient Express.
A concourse is a place where pathways or roads meet, such as in a hotel, a convention center, a railway station, an airport terminal, a hall, or other space.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
East Tyrol, occasionally East Tirol (Osttirol), is an exclave of the Austrian state of Tyrol, separated from the main North Tyrol part by the short common border of Salzburg and Italian South Tyrol (Südtirol, Alto Adige).
The Eastern Railway (Ostbahn), formerly also known as the Vienna-Raab railway (Wien-Raaber Bahn), is a two-track, electrified railway line that runs from Vienna towards Hungary.
EuroCity, abbreviated as EC, is a cross-border train category within the European inter-city rail network.
Favoriten, the 10th district of Vienna, Austria (German: 10. Bezirk, Favoriten), is located south of the central districts.
Floridsdorf is the 21st district of Vienna, Austria (21.). Floridsdorf is located in the northern part of Vienna.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
Gloggnitz is a mountain town in the Neunkirchen district of Lower Austria, Austria.
Gründerzeit (literally: “founders’ period”) was the economic phase in 19th-century Germany and Austria before the great stock market crash of 1873.
Gumpoldskirchen is a town in the district of Mödling in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.
Győr (Raab, Ráb, names in other languages) is the most important city of northwest Hungary, the capital of Győr-Moson-Sopron County and Western Transdanubia region, and—halfway between Budapest and Vienna—situated on one of the important roads of Central Europe.
Industrialisation or industrialization is the period of social and economic change that transforms a human group from an agrarian society into an industrial society, involving the extensive re-organisation of an economy for the purpose of manufacturing.
Komárom (Komárno, German: Komorn) is a city in Hungary on the south bank of the Danube in Komárom-Esztergom county.
Ljubljana (locally also; also known by other, historical names) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia.
Maribor (German: Marburg an der Drau) is the second-largest city in Slovenia and the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria.
Mathias Ritter von Schönerer (9 January 1807, Vienna – 30 October 1881, Vienna) was one of the most important railway pioneers in Austria.
Mödling is the capital of the Austrian district of the same name located approximately 14 km south of Vienna.
Nationalization (or nationalisation) is the process of transforming private assets into public assets by bringing them under the public ownership of a national government or state.
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply.
A railway platform is an area – normally paved or otherwise prepared for pedestrian use, and often raised to a greater or lesser degree – provided alongside one or more of the tracks at a railway or metro station for use by passengers awaiting, boarding, or alighting from trains.
S1 of the Vienna S-Bahn is an electrified commuter rail service operating between Gänserndorf and Wien Meidling (Vienna Meidling station).
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
South Tyrol is an autonomous province in northern Italy.
The Southern Railway (Südbahn) is a railway in Austria that runs from Vienna to Graz and the border with Slovenia at Spielfeld via Semmering and Bruck an der Mur. It was originally built by the Austrian Southern Railway company and ran to Ljubljana and Trieste, the main seaport of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy; a main obstacle in its construction was getting over the Semmering Pass over the Northern Limestone Alps. The twin-track, electrified section that runs through the current territory of Austria is owned and operated by Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and is one of the major lines in the country.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
Trieste (Trst) is a city and a seaport in northeastern Italy.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
The Vienna S-Bahn is a suburban rail rapid transit network in Vienna, Austria.
The Vienna U-Bahn (U-Bahn Wien), where U-Bahn is an abbreviation of the German term Untergrundbahn (underground railway), is one of the two rapid transit (metro) systems for Vienna, Austria.
Wien Hauptbahnhof (German for "Vienna Main station"; also referred to in English as "Vienna Hauptbahnhof" and commonly abbreviated in German as "Wien Hbf") is the main railway station in Vienna, Austria, located in the Favoriten district.
Wiener Neustadt is a city located south of Vienna, in the state of Lower Austria, in north-east Austria.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.
Weltausstellung 1873 Wien (World Exposition 1873 Vienna) was the large world exposition that was held in 1873 in the Austria-Hungarian capital of Vienna.