Marcomanni

[mahr-koh-man-ahy]
Related formsMar·co·man·nic [mahr-koh-man-ik] /ˌmɑr koʊˈmæn ɪk/, adjective
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Marcomanni

name of a Teutonic tribe, from Latin Marcomanni, from a Germanic compound, literally "men of the border;" cf. Old High German mark, Old English mearc "border" (see march (n.2)). For second element, see man (n.).

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