WILHELMINE VON HILLERN
\wˈɪlhɪlmˌa͡ɪn vˈɒn hˈɪlən], \wˈɪlhɪlmˌaɪn vˈɒn hˈɪlən], \w_ˈɪ_l_h_ɪ_l_m_ˌaɪ_n v_ˈɒ_n h_ˈɪ_l_ə_n]\
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A German novelist (daughter of Charlotte Birch-Pfeiffer); born in Munich, March 11, 1836. In early life she was an actress. In 1857 she married Baron von Hillern. Her novels began to appear in 1862, winning rapid fame. Since 1882 she has been a widow. "Double Life"; "A Physician to the Soul"; "The Geyer-Wally"; and numerous other works of fiction have had a wide circulation. Her efforts as a dramatist have not endured, but one or two of her novels have been adapted for the stage.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- A genus of small tapeworms birds and mammals. A genus of Cestoda or tapeworms. A cestode worm order Cyclophyllideae, family Hymenolepinidae, genus Hymenolepis. includes several genera, such as H. Diminuta, occasionally infesting children, and Nana, or the dwarf tapeworm of children. Flavopuncta. See Taenia flavopuncta, under tenia.