Origin of Ripuarian
Examples from the Web for ripuarian
He began with the most powerful of the tribes, the Ripuarian Franks.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
From the end of the fifth century Cologne belonged to the Franks and was long occupied by the Ripuarian kings.Odd Bits of Travel with Brush and Camera|Charles M. Taylor, Jr.
Among the Ripuarian Franks, a free woman thus disgracing herself, was girt with a sword and a distaff.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66|John Lothrop Motley
The later law of the Ripuarian Franks treats it more distinctly from the former point of view.The Common Law|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for ripuarian
- of or relating to the group of Franks who lived during the 4th century near Cologne along the Rhine
- of or designating their code of laws