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Guelph 1

 (gwĕlf)
A city of southern Ontario, Canada, west of Toronto. It is the site of the University of Guelph (established in 1964).

Guelph 2

also Guelf  (gwĕlf)
n.
A member of a strong faction in medieval Italy that supported the power of the pope and the city-states in a struggle against the German emperors and the Ghibellines.

[Italian Guelfo, from Middle High German Welf, name of the founder of a German princely family.]

Guelph

(ɡwɛlf) or

Guelf

n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of the political faction in medieval Italy that supported the power of the pope against the German emperors. Compare Ghibelline
2. (Historical Terms) a member of a secret society in 19th-century Italy opposed to foreign rule
ˈGuelphic, ˈGuelfic adj
ˈGuelphism, ˈGuelfism n

Guelph

(ɡwɛlf)
n
(Placename) a city in Canada, in SE Ontario. Pop: 106 920 (2001)

Guelph1

or Guelf

(gwɛlf)

n.
a member of the political party in medieval Italy that supported the sovereignty of the pope against the German emperors: opposed to the Ghibellines.
[1570–80; < Italian Guelfo]

Guelph2

(gwɛlf)

n.
a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada. 78,235.
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