Alemanni

plural noun Al·e·man·ni \ˌa-lə-ˈma-ˌnī, -ˈma-nē\
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Alamanni

\ˌa-lə-ˈma-ˌnī, -ˈma-nē\

Definition of Alemanni

  1. :  a predominantly Suevian coalition of Germanic peoples first mentioned in the 3d century a.d. that settled in the area between the Main and Danube rivers and whose descendants are German-speaking inhabitants of Alsace, Switzerland, and southwestern Germany

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Origin and Etymology of alemanni

Late Latin, of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic alamans totality of people


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