How to use Linz in a sentence
For administrative purposes, Upper Austria is divided into two autonomous municipalities, Linz (58,778) the capital, and Steyr (17,592) and 12 districts.
The local diet, of which the bishop of Linz is a member ex officio, is composed of 50 members and the duchy sends 22 members to the Reichsrat at Vienna.
Linz possesses two cathedrals, one built in1669-1682in rococo style, and another in early Gothic style, begun in 1862.
In the Capuchin church is the tomb of Count Raimondo Montecucculi, who died at Linz in 1680.
Being an important railway junction and a port of the Danube, Linz has a very active transit trade.Advertisement
Linz is believed to stand on the site of the Roman station Lentia.
The name of Linz appears in documents for the first time in 799 and it received municipal rights in 1324.
During the siege of Vienna in 1683, the castle of Linz was the residence of Leopold I.
In 1741, during the War of the Austrian Succession, Linz was taken by the Bavarians, but was recovered by the Austrians in the following year.
His residence at Linz was troubled by the harsh conduct of the pastor Hitzler, in excluding him from the rites of his church on the ground of supposed Calvinistic leanings - a decision confirmed, with the addition of an insulting reprimand, on his appeal to Wurttemberg.Advertisement
The marriage was celebrated at Linz, on the 30th of October 1613, and seems to have proved a happy and suitable one.
The first of a series of ephemerides, calculated on these principles, was published by him at Linz in 1617; and in that for 1620, dedicated to Baron Napier, he for the first time employed logarithms. This important invention was eagerly welcomed by him, and its theory formed the subject of a treatise entitled Chilias Logarithmorum, printed in 1624, but circulated in manuscript three years earlier, which largely contributed to bring the new method into general use in Germany.
From the 24th of June to the 29th of August 1626, Linz was besieged, and its inhabitants reduced to the utmost straits by bands of insurgent peasants.
Pyhrn Pass (Linz to Liezen), carriage road over, railway tunnel beneath 3,100 Wagreinstattel (Radstadt to St Johann in Pongau), carriage road 2,743 14.
William followed the traditional Wittelsbach policy, opposition to the Habsburgs, until in 1534 he made a treaty at Linz with Ferdinand, king of Hungary and Bohemia.Advertisement
The railway from Budweis to Linz, laid in 1827 for horse-cars, was the first line constructed in Austria.
Rudigier, bishop of Linz, was summoned to a criminal court for disturbing the public peace; he refused to appear, for by the concordat bishops were not subject to temporal jurisdiction; and when he was condemned to imprisonment the emperor at once telegraphed his full pardon.
Most of these have been removed to the museums at Vienna and Linz, but some are kept in the local museum.
After serving as priest in several Bavarian towns, he made his way in 1799 to Linz in Austria, where he was welcomed by Bishop Gall, and set to work first at Leonding and then at Waldneukirchen, becoming in 1806 pastor at Gallneukirchen.
But the finest part of its whole course, as regards the picturesqueness of the scenery on its banks, is between Linz and Vienna.Advertisement
The principal towns of Austria are Vienna (1,662,269), Prague (460,849), Trieste (132,879), Lemberg (159,618), Graz (138,370), Bruenn (108,944), Cracow (91,310), Czernowitz (67,622), Pilsen (68,292) and Linz (58,778).
At Gutmadingen it turns to the north-east, which general direction, although with many windings, it maintains as far as Linz.
Closed in by mountains it flows past Linz in an unbroken stream - below, it expands and divides into many arms until it reaches the famous whirlpool near Grein where its waters unite and flow on in one channel for 40 m., through mountains and narrow passes.
The Danube between Linz and Vienna is renowned not only for its picturesque beauty but for the numerous medieval and modern buildings of historical and archaeological interest which crown its banks.
The Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae (Linz and Frankfort, 1618-162r), a lucid and attractive textbook of Copernican science,was remarkable for the prominence given to "physical astronomy," as well as for the extension to the Jovian system of the laws recently discovered to regulate the motions of the planets.Advertisement
Kutuzov fell back toward Vienna, destroying behind him the bridges over the rivers Inn (at Braunau) and Traun (near Linz).
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Most of these cruises start in Passau and travel to Linz, Melk, and end in Vienna.
The cruise also features stops in Linz, Vienna and Regensburg.
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