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DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405189224.2011.x


Name applied to the area of the habsburg empire remaining under direct Austrian administration after the ausgleich of 1867. Incorporating the Latin prefix cis- (“this side of”), it reflected the fact that much of this territory ended at what was, from Vienna's perspective, the nearer bank of the Leitha – a Danubian tributary forming part of the internal border with a now semi-autonomous hungary . This second element in the “dual monarchy,” covering the Magyar-dominated areas that stretched beyond the river, received the complementary designation of Transleithania. ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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