Sentence Examples with the word countermove

The treason trial which opened at Zagreb in March 1909 pursued the parallel aims of intimidating the Serbs of Croatia, of splitting the new-found unity of Serb and Croat and of proving to the outside world the existence of a dangerous Pan-Serb movement organized from Belgrade inside the monarchy and amply justifying the countermove of annexation.

Finally, as a countermove to the Austrian efforts to break up the Zoliverein, the latter came to terms with the Steuerverein, which, on the 1st of January 1854, was absorbed in the Prussian system.