Etymology
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Hildebrand

Germanic masc. proper name, Old High German Hildibrand, literally "battle-sword;" for first element see Hilda; for second element see brand (n.). The name of Gregory VII before he was pope (1073-85).

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Definitions of Hildebrand

Hildebrand (n.)
the Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085);
Synonyms: Gregory / Gregory VII
From wordnet.princeton.edu