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Hunyadi

or Hunyady

[hoo -nyo-dee] /ˈhʊ nyɒ di/
noun
1.
János
[yah-nawsh] /ˈyɑ nɔʃ/ (Show IPA),
1387?–1456, Hungarian soldier and national hero.
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  • Stories of Hunyadi's extravagance and eccentricity now poured in on all sides.

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
  • I have never, until this moment, heard of the name of Hunyadi.

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • I heartily thank you, but you must tell me something more of Hunyadi.

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • After that battle, I suppose Hunyadi enjoyed his triumphs in peace?

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • I heartily thank you; but you must tell me something more of Hunyadi.

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • By the way, don't make any blunder about that Hunyadi contract The people here will want you to break it,—don't, on any account.

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
  • "Come to the door, then, and look in; do not utter a word," cried a tall dark man I soon knew to be Count Hunyadi.

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
  • The allied army was under the nominal command of Ladislaus, but Hunyadi was its real leader.

  • With this view, he came to terms for a three years truce with Hunyadi and the Hungarians.

  • It had instigated Hunyadi to cross the Danube, and on every occasion and in every possible manner had been their great enemy.

British Dictionary definitions for Hunyadi

Hunyadi

/Hungarian ˈhunjɔdi/
noun
1.
János (ˈjaːnoʃ). ?1387–1456, Hungarian general, who led Hungarian resistance to the Turks, defeating them notably at Belgrade (1456)
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