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Hildegarde

[hil-duh-gahrd] /ˈhɪl dəˌgɑrd/
noun
1.
a female given name: from Germanic words meaning “battle” and “protector.”.
Also, Hildegard.
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Hildegard

fem. proper name, Old High German Hildegard, literally "protecting battle-maid;" for first element see Hilda; for second element see yard (n.1).

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