Pronunciation: (gun'thur for 1, 3; goon'tur for 2), [key]
1. John, born 1901, U.S. journalist and author.
2. (in the Nibelungenlied) a king of Burgundy and the husband of Brunhild, beheaded by Kriemhild in her revenge for the murder of Siegfried. Cf. Gunnar.
3. a male given name.
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