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  • Oberösterreich or Österreich ob der Enns, " Austria above the river Enns"), an archduchy and crown-land of Austria, bounded N.
  • Niederosterreich or Osterreich unter der Enns, " Austria below the river Enns"), an archduchy and crownland of Austria, bounded E.
  • The original archduchy, which included Upper Austria, is the nucleus of the Austrian empire, and the oldest possession of the house of Habsburg in its present dominions.
  • The diocese was a large one, including until 1468 not only much of Bavaria, but practically the whole of the archduchy of Austria.
  • An uneventful period followed under the rule of the house of Habsburg, which united the kingship of Bohemia with the archduchy of Austria and the imperial crown.

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