Conrad

Conrad

[kon-rad]
noun
1.
Charles, Jr ("Pete") 1930–1999, U.S. astronaut.
2.
Joseph (Teodor Jozef Konrad Korzeniowski) 1857–1924, English novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland.
3.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “bold” and “counsel.”
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Conrad I

noun
died a.d. 918, king of Germany 911–918.

Conrad II

noun
c990–1039, king of Germany 1024–39 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1027–39.

Conrad III

noun
1093–1152, king of Germany 1138–52; uncrowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire: founder of the Hohenstaufen dynasty.

Conrad IV

noun
1228–54, king of Germany 1237–54 and Sicily 1251–54; uncrowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (son of Frederick II).
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Conrad (ˈkɒnræd)
 
n
Joseph. real name Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski. 1857-- 1924, British novelist born in Poland, noted for sea stories such as The Nigger of the Narcissus (1897) and Lord Jim (1900) and novels of politics and revolution such as Nostromo (1904) and Under Western Eyes (1911)

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Conrad
male proper name, from O.H.G. Kuonrat, lit. "bold in counsel," from kuon "bold" + rat "counsel."
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