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Cimbri

[ sim-brahy, -bree, kim- ]
/ ˈsɪm braɪ, -bri, ˈkɪm- /
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noun (used with a plural verb)
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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Cimbri

Cim·bri·an, adjective, nounCimbric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Cimbri

Cimbri
/ (ˈsɪmbriː, ˈkɪm-) /

pl n
a Germanic people from N Jutland who migrated southwards in the 2nd century bc : annihilated by Marius in the Po valley (101 bc)

Derived forms of Cimbri

Cimbrian (ˈsɪmbrɪən), noun, adjectiveCimbric, adjective
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