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Bruno

[broo-noh; for 1, 3 also Italian broo-naw] /ˈbru noʊ; for 1, 3 also Italian ˈbru nɔ/
noun
1.
Giordano
[jawr-dah-naw] /dʒɔrˈdɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA),
1548?–1600, Italian philosopher.
2.
Saint, c1030–1101, German ecclesiastical writer: founder of the Carthusian order.
3.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “brown.”.

Leo IX

noun
1.
Saint (Bruno) 1002–54, German ecclesiastic: pope 1049–54.
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  • It was only natural that Hilda should walk on with the young squire, leaving Bruno and Christian together.

    The Slave Of The Lamp Henry Seton Merriman
  • "Old Vampire could find him a few," said Bruno, and then there was general laughter.

    The Eternal City Hall Caine
  • Bruno drew in a long breath, and made up his mouth for a great effort.

    Sylvie and Bruno Lewis Carroll
  • "Oh, she has her virtues, like every other kind of spider," said Bruno.

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  • But as they returned, it chanced that they lost the path and found themselves before the threshold of blind Bruno's hut.

    The Ravens and the Angels Elizabeth Rundle Charles
British Dictionary definitions for Bruno

Bruno

/ˈbruːnəʊ/
noun
1.
Franklin Roy, known as Frank. born 1961, British heavyweight boxer
2.
(Italian) (ˈbruno). Giordano. (dʒorˈdano). 1548–1600, Italian philosopher, who developed a pantheistic monistic philosophy: he was burnt at the stake for heresy

Leo IX

noun
1.
Saint, original name Bruno of Egisheim. 1002–54, pope (1049–54): first of the great medieval reforming popes. Conflict with the Eastern Church led to the schism between Rome and Constantinople (1054). Feast day: April 19
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Word Origin and History for Bruno

masc. proper name, from Old High German Bruno, literally "brown" (see brown (adj.)).

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