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[sig-lin-duh, seeg-; German zeek-lin-duh] /sɪgˈlɪn də, sig-; German zikˈlɪn də/
(in the Nibelungenlied) the wife of Sigmund and mother of Siegfried.
Compare Signy. Unabridged
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  • Then said Sieglinde: "I found him here by the hearth, Hunding; he was faint, his foes pursued him."

    The Valkyries Edward Frederic Benson
  • That was a fine, dark potion you brewed for me last night, Sieglinde!

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • And for the sake of her child, Sieglinde pressed her hands in thanks.

    The Valkyries Edward Frederic Benson
  • Siegmund and Sieglinde were their names, and far and wide were they known.

  • The drama of Siegfried opens in the cavern of Mime, in the forest "far to the east" to which Sieglinde had fled.

  • I will brave the wrath of Wotan for such love as thine and Sieglinde's.

    Operas Every Child Should Know Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
  • Sieglinde replies that the house is Hunding's, and she his wife, and requests Siegmund to await her husband's return.

  • The action begins after the forced marriage of Sieglinde to Hunding.

  • And though Sieglinde fled in fear, yet in the appointed months would she bring forth him whom to save she fled.

    The Valkyries Edward Frederic Benson
  • With anxious celerity, Sieglinde asks him to show her his wounds.

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