- a female given name: from Germanic words meaning “battle” and “protector.”
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Examples from the Web for hildegard
In the eyes of Hildegard there is no doubt as to their being altogether evil.
He wrote to Hildegard as abbess of the Rupertsberg, and the letter is short and curt.
In her reply to this letter Hildegard admits Elisabeths power of prophecy.
For her time and circumstance Hildegard had seen a fair amount of the world.
So he made the journey to Bingen, and stayed four days with Hildegard.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
Word Origin and History for hildegard
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