[ sig-muh nd, seeg-moo nd; German zeek-moo nt ]
/ ˈsɪg mənd, ˈsig mʊnd; German ˈzik mʊnt /


(in the Volsunga Saga) the son of Volsung and Liod; the father, through his sister, Signy, of Sinfjotli; the husband first of Borghild, then of Hjordis; and the father of Sigurd.
(in the Nibelungenlied) the king of the Netherlands and father of Siegfried.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “victory” and “protection.”


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British Dictionary definitions for sigmund

/ (ˈsɪɡmənd, ˈsiːɡmʊnd, German ˈziːkmʊnt) /


Norse myth the father of the hero Sigurd
Also called: Siegmund (German ˈziːkmʊnt) German myth king of the Netherlands, father of Siegfried
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