Sigismund


Sigismund

Sigismund [sij-is-muh nd, sig-is-; German zee-gis-moo nt] Examples noun

  1. 1368–1437, Holy Roman emperor 1411–37.

Examples from the Web for sigismund Historical Examples of sigismund

  • Their acknowledgment of him came after Sigismund’s, after—long after—my denunciation.

    The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Would Sigismund of Poland have acknowledged him had he been what you say?

    The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Sigismund swore that nothing should induce him to abandon the unhappy ladies.

    Two Penniless Princesses

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • King Sigismund sat on the throne, Princes flanking him on either side.

    History of the Moravian Church

    J. E. Hutton

  • At those words, said the story in later years, King Sigismund blushed.

    History of the Moravian Church

    J. E. Hutton

  • British Dictionary definitions for sigismund Sigismund 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

    Word Origin and History for sigismund 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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