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Schwaben

[shvah-buh n] /ˈʃvɑ bən/
noun
1.
German name of Swabia.
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  • That gentle slope to the Schwaben is covered with such things.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield
  • The Leipzig, itself, like the Schwaben, is a hawk's nest or eyrie.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield
  • The Schwaben was burned at her moorings during a severe storm.

    Zeppelin Harry Vissering
  • The hill on which the Schwaben is built is like a great thumb laid down beside the Ancre River.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield
  • She walked steadily along the whole front of the Schwaben and then jumped down into her trench.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield
  • From the top of the Schwaben it looks as though the side of the hill were fenced into a neat green track or racecourse.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield
  • Its upper 59reach, which makes the eastern boundary of the Schwaben, is as ghastly a scene of smash as the world can show.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield
  • The enemy line crosses it higher up in a continuation of the front line of the Schwaben.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield
  • This battalion succeeded in capturing the Schwaben Redoubt, near Thiepval.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • Corps in capture of ridge running north-west of Courcelette to the Schwaben Redoubt.

British Dictionary definitions for Schwaben

Schwaben

/ˈʃvaːbən/
noun
1.
the German name for Swabia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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