- the ancient Celtic inhabitants of Helvetia in the time of Julius Caesar.
Origin of Helvetii
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Historical Examples of helvetii
The remotest town of the Allobroges, on the side of the Helvetii, was Geneva.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV
The Ambrones were a tribe of the Helvetii, and more than once joined with the Cimbri.
These were the Helvetii, whose emigration is mentioned in Cæs.Old English Chronicles
Cæsar mustered his soldiers and marched against the Helvetii, meeting them at a place called Bibracte.A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines
His integrity had been seen throughout his whole life, his good fortune in the war with the Helvetii.
- a Celtic tribe from SW Germany who settled in Helvetia from about 200 bc