Helvetii

plural noun
Hel·​ve·​tii | \ hel-ˈvē-shē-ˌī How to pronounce Helvetii (audio) \

Definition of Helvetii

: an early Celtic people in the area of western Switzerland at the time of Julius Caesar

First Known Use of Helvetii

1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Helvetii

Latin

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“Helvetii.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Helvetii. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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