[ al-uh-man-ahy ]
/ ˌæl əˈmæn aɪ /
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noun (used with a plural verb)
a confederation of Germanic tribes, first recorded in the 3rd century a.d., that settled in the area between the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers, and made harassing attacks against the Roman Empire.
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Words nearby Alemanni
Alekhine, Aleksandropol, Aleksandrovsk, Alemán, Aleman Lacayo, Alemanni, Alemannic, Alembert, Alembert, d', alembic, alembicated
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How to use Alemanni in a sentence
Within a few years after his death, it was overthrown by the Alemanni.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
Julian is successful against the Alemanni and Franks in Gaul.
Gaul is invaded by the Alemanni; they are repulsed by Gratian.
He leads the first attack of the Romans against the Alemanni.
The Alemanni who had invaded Italy are overwhelmed by Aurelian.
British Dictionary definitions for Alemanni
/ (ˌæləˈmɑːnɪ) /
a West Germanic people who settled in the 4th century ad between the Rhine, the Main, and the Danube
Word Origin for Alemanni
C18: from Latin, of Germanic origin; related to Gothic alamans a totality of people
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