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Ghib•el•line



Pronunciation: (gib'u-lin, -lēn"), [key]
n.
a member of the aristocratic party in medieval Italy and Germany that supported the claims of the German emperors against the papacy: politically opposed to the Guelphs.

adj.
of or pertaining to the Ghibellines.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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