• (n.) One of a faction in Italy, in the 12th and 13th centuries, which favored the German emperors, and opposed the Guelfs, or adherents of the poses.

Compare ghibelline with other words:

ghibelline vs. pope

emperor vs. ghibelline

german vs. ghibelline

faction vs. ghibelline

ghibelline vs. italian

aristocratic vs. ghibelline

ghibelline vs. medieval

ghibelline vs. guelph