[ swey-bee-uh ]
/ ˈsweɪ bi ə /
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a region and medieval duchy in SW Germany: it constituted the area presently included in the states of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria, in S Germany.
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How to use Swabia in a sentence
Donauwerth soon shared the same fate, and Nordlingen in Swabia was now invested.The Thirty Years War, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
A quiet family of Swabia, a neutral family, saw its peace suddenly broken up.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
The river was formerly the boundary between Bavaria and Swabia.
As a matter of fact the king and his lawyers triumphed, where the house of Swabia had failed.
Surely not Prussia, not Swabia, nor this nor that, but all side by side comprise the German brotherhood of race and language.Blood and Iron|John Hubert Greusel
British Dictionary definitions for Swabia
/ (ˈsweɪbɪə) /
a region and former duchy (from the 10th century to 1313) of S Germany, now part of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria: part of West Germany until 1990German name: Schwaben (ˈʃvaːbən)
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