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Walpurgis

[vahl-poo r-gis]
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noun
  1. Saint,a.d. c710–780, English missionary and abbess in Germany: feast day May 1.
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Also Walburga, Wal·pur·ga [vahl-poo r-gah] /vɑlˈpʊər gɑ/.
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  • Zschokke tells a story of a Walpurgis Night dream that is more a vision than a dream.

    The Book of Hallowe'en

    Ruth Edna Kelley

  • In a word, putting one in mind of the parvenu in the ‘Walpurgis Nacht.’

    The Romany Rye

    George Borrow

  • Charles, poor lad, had not as yet had much experience of Walpurgis nights.

    Ravenshoe

    Henry Kingsley

  • There was nothing of Walpurgis in their stereotyped allurement.

    Carnival

    Compton Mackenzie

  • He crossed himself, as he answered laconically: 'Walpurgis nacht.'

    Dracula's Guest

    Bram Stoker