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masc. proper name, from Old High German Bruno, literally "brown" (see brown (adj.)).

Bruno, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
Population (2000): 112
Housing Units (2000): 64
Land area (2000): 0.267043 sq. miles (0.691637 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.267043 sq. miles (0.691637 sq. km)
FIPS code: 06855
Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
Location: 41.283317 N, 96.960807 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 68014
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Bruno, NE
Bruno, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
Population (2000): 102
Housing Units (2000): 56
Land area (2000): 0.999676 sq. miles (2.589148 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.999676 sq. miles (2.589148 sq. km)
FIPS code: 08290
Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
Location: 46.278183 N, 92.664060 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 55712
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Bruno, MN
Bruno (webcomic)

Bruno was a webcomic written and drawn by Christopher Baldwin from 1 January 1996 to 14 February 2007. Its storylines revolve around the life of an introspective young woman, set in the real world. Her unusual name comes from the Italian philosopher Giordano Bruno. In 1998 Peter Zale and Baldwin created the "first Internet comics crossover" between their respective webcomics Helen, Sweetheart of the Internet and Bruno.

Bruno (name)

Bruno is a male given name. It is derived from the Germanic word brun meaning Shield or Armor. It occurs very frequently in continental Europe and Brazil as a given name for men and boys.

Bruno (bishop of Würzburg)

Bruno of Würzburg (c. 1005 – 27 May 1045), also known as Bruno of Carinthia, was imperial chancellor of Italy from 1027 to 1034 for Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, to whom he was related, and from 1034 until his death prince-bishop of Würzburg.

Bruno (bishop of Segni)

Bruno of Segni, O.S.B., (c. 1047 – July 18, 1123) was a Catholic prelate, who Bishop of Segni and Abbot of Montecassino. He is now honored as an Italian Catholic saint.

Bruno (footballer)

Bruno Saltor Grau (born 1 October 1980), known simply as Bruno, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a right back for English club Brighton & Hove Albion.

He appeared in 128 La Liga games during six seasons, representing mainly in the competition Almería and Valencia. In 2012, he signed with Brighton & Hove Albion, going on to spend several years with the English club.

Bruno (software)

BRUNO was the first commercial computer software program for creating presentations ( Presentation program) using a WYSIWYG user interface. BRUNO, which originated on the Hewlett Packard HP-1000 F-Series computer, was finished in 1979 and was used around the world by HP customers. BRUNO was later ported to the HP-3000 and renamed HP-Draw.


Bruno may refer to:

  • Bruno (name), including lists of people with either the given name or surname.

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Bruno (2000 film)

Bruno (released as The Dress Code on DVD and VHS) is a 2000 American film starring Alex D. Linz and Shirley MacLaine. The film is the first and, as of 2014, the only film ever directed by MacLaine.

Distributed by New Angel Inc., Bruno premiered at the 2000 Los Angeles Film Festival in a limited theatrical release. From there, the film was distributed straight to cable television and rights to it were acquired by Starz.

Bruno (archbishop of Trier)

Bruno (died 1124) was the archbishop of Trier from 1101 until his death. He was a relative of the Emperor Henry IV and a priest of Trier Cathedral prior to his election. He was invested with his office by the emperor amidst controversy.

With Duke Frederick I of Swabia and Archbishop Frederick I of Cologne, Bruno was part of a delegation sent by Henry IV to his rebellious son Henry V in early 1105. The job of the delegates was "somehow to reconcile" father and son, but they failed, since the younger Henry refused to have anything to do with his excommunicate father.

In 1107 Bruno founded Springiersbach Abbey out of a bequest left to the church by a ministerialis named Benigna, who had belonged to the Count Palatine Siegfried of Orlamünde.

Bruno (bear actor)

. Bruno, also called Ben or Gentle Ben (1962− c. 1981) was a male American black bear actor best known for playing the leading role of Ben the bear in the 1967-1969 CBS television series, Gentle Ben. He also played the adult Ben in the feature film prequel to the TV series, Gentle Giant (1967). In 1968, Bruno received a first-place PATSY Award for his work on the Gentle Giant film and a second-place award for his work on the TV series. After the Gentle Ben series ended, Bruno made another well-received appearance in the 1972 John Huston-directed film The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, starring Paul Newman.

He is not related or otherwise connected to the earlier bear actor also named "Bruno the Bear" who appeared in several Mack Sennett comedies and similar comedy films, such as Her Week-End starring Gale Henry, during the 1910s and 1920s.

Bruno (bishop of Verden)

Bruno (920-26 January 976), son of Wichmann the Elder and his wife Frederuna, sister of Queen Matilda, wife of Henry the Fowler, served as a Bishop of Verden.

Bruno was appointed to succeed Bishop Amelung, brother of Herman Billung, in 962. Bruno is best known for his refusal to allow the burial in church of Herman due to his excommunication. Bruno received immunity for the diocese by Emperor Otto I.

According to Thietmar of Merseburg, Herman’s son Bernard, while transporting his father’s body to Lüneburg, encountered Bruno and tearfully asked that his father be granted absolution and permitted burial at the church. Bruno refused.

Bruno was held in high regard by the emperor who had designated him successor to Amelung. Because stone was not available, Amelung had erected and consecrated a magnificent wooden church, surpassing all others in size and quality. Archaeological evidence confirms the description of this church.

As Bruno grew old, Emperor Otto II asked that his chaplain Herman, brother of Folkmar (Volkmar), Archbishop of Cologne, be designated as assistant and heir. Bruno respectfully declined, citing his age and mental condition.

Usage examples of "bruno".

Third, Bruno himself stuck in said inn for the rest of the day while his passenger goes off with a young Austrian witness to pursue his investigations -finally cracks up under the dour cloud of graceless silence and the glares of loathing lasered his way by the locals, and finally freaks out completely at a cafe where he and Zen stop on the way back down the mountain, screaming action ably offensive abuse at the stocky, stolid Teutonic blockheads who have made his life and those of all his fellow recruits a misery for months on end.

He broke off as a party of about a dozen entered the establishment, laughing and chatting loudly, filed past Bruno and Zen and took their places at the large table that had been assembled at the back of the room.

Even now a holy friar waits without, Fra Bruno, of the order of Carthusians, Beyond Palermo.

The next morning Bruno reached the Dominican monastery at Chambery, in France: he was Brother Teofilo, witch-hunter of Naples.

While his squire, Bruno, pulled off the boots and turned them over to a waiting slave to be cleaned and repolished, then fetched the other pair of everyday boots from the clothespress, Don Guillermo was thinking.

He thought of Bruno, who that morning had defiled the Greek temple with his opinion of eurythmics, and Frank, who was on his fifth psychoanalyst and had seizures in unsuitable places when his will was crossed.

Bruno was coming up the staircase with something in his arms, and behind him were the Garibaldian and his old wife and a line of strangers.

Philosophers like Bruno and Duplessis-Moray had dreamed of ending the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants by promoting the philosophy of Hermeticism as a substitute for Christianity.

Philosophers like Bruno and Duplessis-Mornay had dreamed of ending the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants by promoting the philosophy of Hermeticism as a substitute for Christianity.

That night, when he arrived at the hoedown, he felt so worn down he could barely hold up his end of the conversation with the sex trophies Bruno had, sent from Chicago.

Bruno was left at the workshop with the rest of the household, just in case, in these difficult times, some cunning soul had planned a ruse in order to loot or burn the estate while it was undefended.

Bruno passed through the fire and Bobrowski the robber with his crony Materna, with whom it all began, set fires in houses that had been previously notched -- sunsets, sunsets -- Napoleon before and after: then the city was ingeniously besieged, for several times they tried out Congreve rockets, with varying success: but in the city and on the walls, on Wolf, Bear, and Bay Horse Bastions, on Renegade, Maidenhole, and Rabbit Bastions, the French under Rapp coughed, the Poles under their prince Radziwil spat, the corps of the one-armed Capitaine de Chambure hawked.

Bruno Mauricio Zavala, con otros documentos relativos al Estado Oriental.

At last the Viceroy of Peru, the Marquess of Castel Fuerte, sent Don Bruno de Zavala with a sufficient army and six thousand Indians from the missions against the usurper Antequera, who fled for refuge to the Franciscan convent in Cordoba, where he remained, till, finding his position quite untenable, he fled to Charcas, where he was arrested, and sent to Lima to await his trial.

Roberto Cardinal Bellarmino, the preeminent Jesuit intellectual who had served as inquisitor in the trial of Giordano Bruno.