plural noun

Hel·​ve·​tii hel-ˈvē-shē-ˌī How to pronounce Helvetii (audio)
: an early Celtic people in the area of western Switzerland at the time of Julius Caesar

Word History



First Known Use

1781, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Helvetii was in 1781

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“Helvetii.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Helvetii. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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