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battenberg

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.

A two-coloured sponge cake, baked in an oblong tin, usually covered with almond paste; named in honour of the marriage of Queen Victoria's granddaughter to Prince Louis of Battenberg, 1884.

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Battenberg

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 90 words.

Berg, burg, erg, exergue • Hamburg • Battenberg • Strasberg • Habsburg • Salzburg • Strasbourg • Pressburg

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Battenberg

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 90 words.

Berg, burg, erg, exergue • Hamburg • Battenberg • Strasberg • Habsburg • Salzburg • Strasbourg • Pressburg

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battenberg

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 144 words.

A battenberg is an oblong cake made up of four square-sectioned sponges diagonally coloured pink and white or yellow, and

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battenberg

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.

A two-coloured sponge cake, baked in an oblong tin, usually covered with almond paste; named in honour of the marriage of Queen Victoria's granddaughter to Prince Louis of Battenberg, 1884.

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Battenberg

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Name of a family of German counts who died out in the 14th century; in 1858, the name was revived for the offspring of a morganatic marriage of a prince of the German state of Hesse. In...

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battenberg

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 141 words.

An oblong cake made up of four square-sectioned sponges diagonally coloured pink and white or yellow, and enclosed in marzipan.

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Battenberg

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 70 words.

name of a family of German counts who died out in the 14th century; in 1858, the name was

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Henry Maurice of Battenberg, Prince (1858–1896)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 10 words.

See Beatrice, Princess [married name Princess Henry of Battenberg]

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Battenberg cake

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 32 words.

A two-coloured sponge cake, baked in an oblong tin, usually covered with almond paste; named in honour of the marriage

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Battenberg cake

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 32 words.

A two-coloured sponge cake, baked in an oblong tin, usually covered with almond paste; named in honour of the marriage

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