Hildebrand

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Hil·de·brand

 (hĭl′də-brănd′)

Hildebrand

(ˈhɪldəˌbrænd)
n
(Biography) the monastic name of Gregory VII
ˌHildeˈbrandian adj, n
ˈHildeˌbrandine adj

Greg•o•ry

(ˈgrɛg ə ri)

n.
Lady Augusta (Isabella Augusta Persse), 1852–1932, Irish playwright.

Greg•o•ry

(ˈgrɛg ə ri)
n.
1. Gregory I, Saint ( “Gregory the Great” ), A.D. c540–604, Italian pope 590–604.
2. Gregory VII, Saint (Hildebrand) c1020–85, Italian pope 1073–85.
3. Gregory XIII, (Ugo Buoncompagni) 1502–85, Italian pope 1572–85.
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Noun1.Hildebrand - the Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085)
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