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Noun: Hildebrand  'hil-du,brand
  1. 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)
    - Gregory, Gregory VII

Type of: Bishop of Rome, Catholic Pope, Holy Father, pontiff, pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar of Christ

Encyclopedia: Hildebrand, Duke of Spoleto