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Meaning of Nibelungenlied*

Ni•be•lung•en•lied

Pronunciation: (nē'bu-loong"un-lēt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a Middle High German epic of c1200, related to the Scandinavian Volsunga Saga and telling of the life of Siegfried, his marriage to Kriemhild, his wooing of Brunhild on behalf of Gunther, his murder by Hagen, and the revenge of Kriemhild.
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