Ghibelline


Ghib·el·line

noun \ˈgi-bə-ˌlēn, -ˌlīn, -lən\

Definition of GHIBELLINE

:  a member of an aristocratic political party in medieval Italy supporting the authority of the German emperors — compare guelf

Origin of GHIBELLINE

Italian Ghibellino
First Known Use: 1573

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