There are 2 definitions of Matilda in English:

Matilda1

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Pronunciation: /məˈtɪldə
 
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( 1102–67), English princess, daughter of Henry I and mother of Henry II; known as the Empress Maud. Henry’s only legitimate child, she was named his heir, but her cousin Stephen seized the throne on Henry’s death in 1135. She waged an unsuccessful civil war against Stephen until 1148.

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There are 2 definitions of Matilda in English:

Matilda2

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Pronunciation: /məˈtɪldə
 
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noun

Australian/NZ informal , archaic
A bushman’s bundle of personal belongings.

Origin

late 19th century: from the given name Matilda.

Phrases

waltz (or walk) Matilda

Carry a bundle of personal belongings.
More example sentences
  • His ‘we will go waltzing Matilda with you’ told the world exactly where Australia stood.
  • A policeman taking a sullen swagman in tow might tell him: ‘You'll come waltzing Matilda…’
  • And so his ghost may be heard as we pass by that billabong: ‘You never came a-waltzing Matilda with me.’

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