[broo-noh; for 1, 3 also Italian broo-naw]
- Gior·da·no [jawr-dah-naw] /dʒɔrˈdɑ nɔ/, 1548?–1600, Italian philosopher.
- Saint,c1030–1101, German ecclesiastical writer: founder of the Carthusian order.
- a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “brown.”
- SaintBruno, 1002–54, German ecclesiastic: pope 1049–54.
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Bruno Lemesle found only one case out of all his documents in Anjou where the defendant paid a champion for his efforts.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat
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Like, you had the Daft Punk record and then the Bruno Mars record and new records just come out.Chromeo’s Dave 1 on ‘White Women’ and Bringing Back the Funk
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Well, obviously, Bruno has been raised there, and I grew up around there.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town
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April 19, 2014
Grammy® Award-winning artist Bruno Mars will perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show on Feb. 2, 2014.
There was Bruno Mars and his James Brown meets Michael Jackson dance moves.Bruno Mars Super Bowl Halftime Show Review: Strange (Blood Sugar Sex) Magic
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At this point Bruno faltered and his face went chalky white.City of Endless Night
“But the distance, Bruno,” here interposed the countess, in a low tone.
Count Bruno had gone to his brother, and touched his shoulder.
"Old Vampire could find him a few," said Bruno, and then there was general laughter.
"Only wants the signature of the president," said the reader, and Bruno called for pen and ink.
- Franklin Roy, known as Frank . born 1961, British heavyweight boxer
- (Italian ˈbruno) Giordano . (dʒorˈdano). 1548–1600, Italian philosopher, who developed a pantheistic monistic philosophy: he was burnt at the stake for heresy
- Saint, original name Bruno of Egisheim. 1002–54, pope (1049–54): first of the great medieval reforming popes. Conflict with the Eastern Church led to the schism between Rome and Constantinople (1054). Feast day: April 19
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Word Origin and History for bruno
masc. proper name, from Old High German Bruno, literally "brown" (see brown (adj.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper