[ hœl-duhr-leen ]
/ ˈhœl dərˌlin /


Jo·hann Chris·ti·an Frie·drich [yoh-hahn kris-tee-ahn free-drikh] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn ˈfri drɪx/,1770–1843, German poet.


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British Dictionary definitions for holderlin

/ (German ˈhœldərliːn) /


Friedrich (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1770–1843, German lyric poet, whose works include the poems Menon's Lament for Diotima and Bread and Wine and the novel Hyperion (1797–99)
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