Swabia

[ swey-bee-uh ]
/ ˈsweɪ bi ə /

noun

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.
German Schwaben.

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Swa·bi·an, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for swabian (1 of 2)

Swabian
/ (ˈsweɪbɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to the German region of Swabia or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Swabia

British Dictionary definitions for swabian (2 of 2)

Swabia
/ (ˈsweɪbɪə) /

noun

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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