Cimbri

[sim-brahy, -bree, kim-]
noun (used with a plural verb)
  1. a Germanic or Celtic people, supposed to have originated in Jutland, who invaded Gaul and northern Italy, and were destroyed by the Romans in 101 b.c.
Related formsCim·bri·an, adjective, nounCim·bric, adjective
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Cimbri

pl n
  1. a Germanic people from N Jutland who migrated southwards in the 2nd century bc : annihilated by Marius in the Po valley (101 bc)
Derived FormsCimbrian (ˈsɪmbrɪən), noun, adjectiveCimbric, adjective
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