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[al-boin, -boh-in]
  1. died a.d. 573?, king of the Langobards 561?–573?
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Historical Examples

  • He was writing in the year 595, and he reckons from the descent of Alboin in 568.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI

    Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies

  • Since the invasion of Alboin, Italy had groaned under 37 a complication of evils.

  • Alboin had divided his dominion into many little states and dukedoms.

  • The latest person mentioned in the heroic poems is Alboin who died about 572.

    The Heroic Age

    H. Munro Chadwick

  • Alboin marched with all his people, their herds and household goods.

British Dictionary definitions for alboin


  1. died 573 ad, king of the Lombards (565–73); conqueror of N Italy
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