Helvetii

[ hel-vee-shee-ahy ]
/ hɛlˈvi ʃiˌaɪ /
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plural noun

the ancient Celtic inhabitants of Helvetia in the time of Julius Caesar.

Origin of Helvetii

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1890–95
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Helvetii

/ (hɛlˈviːʃɪˌaɪ) /

pl n

a Celtic tribe from SW Germany who settled in Helvetia from about 200 bc
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