- Guelph one of the two great parties in medieval Italian politics, characterized by support of the popes against the emperors (opposed to the Ghibellines), 1570s, from It. Guelfo, from O.H.G. Welf, name of a princely family that became the ducal house of Brunswick, lit. "whelp," originally the name of the founder. The family are the ancestors of the present dynasty of Great Britain. The name is said to have been used as a war-cry at the Battle of Weinsberg (1140) by partisans of Henry the Lion, duke of Bavaria, who was of the family, against Emperor Conrad III; hence it was adopted in Italy as the name of the anti-imperial party.
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Guelph — Downtown Guelph, Abends … Deutsch Wikipedia
Guelph — Guelph, Guelf Guelf (gw[e^]lf), n. [It. Guelfo, from Welf, the name of a German family.] (Hist.) One of a faction in Germany and Italy, in the 12th and 13th centuries, which supported the House of Guelph and the pope, and opposed the Ghibellines … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Guelph — [gwɛlf], Stadt im Südosten der Provinz Ontario, Kanada, 87 900 Einwohner; in die Universität von Guelph (gegründet 1964) wurde die landwirtschaftliche Hochschule (gegründet 1874) eingegliedert; Herstellung von elektrischen und… … Universal-Lexikon
guelph — guelph; guelph·ic; … English syllables
Guelph — (spr. gelf), Stadt in der kanad. Provinz Ontario, an den Fällen des Speed River, mit Ackerbauschule, Fabriken für Strumpf und Wollwaren, Nähmaschinen, Ackergeräten, Brauereien und (1901) 11,496 Einw … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
Guelph — Guelph, Stadt in der brit. kanad. Prov. Ontario, (1901) 11.496 E.; landw. Hochschule … Kleines Konversations-Lexikon
Guelph — v. du Canada (Ontario); 87 970 hab. Métallurgie, textiles … Encyclopédie Universelle
Guelph — Guelph1 or Guelf [gwelf] n. [It Guelfo, for MHG Welf, a family name < OHG welf, a WHELP: the war cry of the anti imperialists at the battle of Weinsberg (1140)] any member of a political party in medieval Italy that supported the authority of… … English World dictionary
Guelph|ic — or Guelf|ic «GWEHL fihk», adjective. of or having to do with the Guelphs … Useful english dictionary
Guelph — This article is about the city. For the electoral district, see Guelph (electoral district). For other meanings, see Guelph (disambiguation). Guelph Independent city … Wikipedia