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Sigismund

[sij-is-muh nd, sig-is-; German zee-gis-moo nt] /ˈsɪdʒ ɪs mənd, ˈsɪg ɪs-; German ˈzi gɪsˌmʊnt/
noun
1.
1368–1437, Holy Roman emperor 1411–37.
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Sigismund

/ˈsɪɡɪsmənd/
noun
1.
1368–1437, king of Hungary (1387–1437) and of Bohemia (1419–37); Holy Roman Emperor (1411–37). He helped to end the Great Schism in the Church; implicated in the death of Huss
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Word Origin and History for Sigismund

masc. proper name, from German, literally "protection through victory," from Old High German sigu "victory" (see Siegfried) + munt "hand, protection," from PIE *man- "hand" (see manual (adj.)).

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