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  1. Lombard1(def 2).
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Origin of Langobard

< Latin Langobardī (plural), Latinized form of Germanic tribal name; cognate with Old English Longbeardan
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Historical Examples

  • Antipathies, indeed, survived, and men even in the 10th century called each other Roman or Langobard as terms of reproach.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 8


  • The Langobard king Sighart falls in love with the beautiful wife of Nannigo, one of his men.

  • This heroic measure drove the assailants back, but unjustly secured to the entire Langobard nation the reputation of a bad odor.

  • We find a curious lack of foresight related of another Langobard queen, Hermilinda, wife of Cunipert.

British Dictionary definitions for langobard


  1. a less common name for a Lombard
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Word Origin

C18: from Late Latin Langobardicus Lombard
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