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Ma·til·da 1

 (mə-tĭl′də) Known as "Empress Maud." 1102-1167.
English princess as the daughter of Henry I. After her first husband, Emperor Henry V, died, she married Geoffrey, Count of Anjou (died 1151), in 1128 and bore the future Henry II. She struggled with her cousin Stephen of Blois for the throne of England and governed briefly in 1141 until defeated later that year.

Ma·til·da 2

 (mə-tĭl′də)
n. Australian
The pack or bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman; a swag.

[From the name Matilda.]
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Matilda

(məˈtɪldə)
n
1. a bushman's swag
2. waltz Matilda walk Matilda to travel the road carrying one's swag
[C20: from the Christian name]

Matilda

(məˈtɪldə)
n
(Biography) known as the Empress Maud. 1102–67, only daughter of Henry I of England and wife of Geoffrey of Anjou. After her father's death (1135) she unsuccessfully waged a civil war with Stephen for the English throne; her son succeeded as Henry II
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Translations
Matylda
Mathilde
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Matilda
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Matilda

[məˈtɪldə] NMatilde
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