[long-goh-bahrd, -guh-]


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Historical Examples of longobard

  • The Longobard conquest under Alboin forced on the process of driving the older inhabitants into the cities.

  • Finn also occurs in the pedigree—possibly the Frisian king: Sceaf occurs, possibly, though not certainly, a Longobard king.


    R. W. Chambers

  • Thus any Longobard who wished to build himself a house, might consult the laws of Luitprand, and count the cost beforehand.

  • At all events there are no exceptional laws for the Jews to be met with in the Longobard code.

  • The Longobard family law has marked peculiarities in regard to succession as well as to marriage.

British Dictionary definitions for longobard


noun plural -bards or -bardi (-ˌbɑːdɪ)

a rare name for an ancient Lombard
Derived FormsLongobardian or Longobardic, adjective
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