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Holy Alliance

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A league formed by Russia, Austria, and Prussia to regulate the affairs of Europe “by the principles of Christian charity,”—meaning that each of the contracting parties was to keep all that the league assigned them (1816).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hole
Hole and Corner (business)
Holiday Speeches
Holipher nes
Holland
Hollow
Holly
Hollyhock
Holman (Lieutenant James)
Holophernes
Holy Alliance
Holy City
Holy Coat
Holy Communion (The)
Holy Family
Holy Isle
Holy Land (The)
Holy League (The)
Holy Orders
Holy Places
Holy Thursday

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Holy Alliance