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 Holopher’nes (4 syl.).Holy City. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Holy Alliance.
 
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).   1
 


 Holopher’nes (4 syl.).Holy City. 

 
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