Definition of Alemannia, Alamannia
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Alemannia, Alemanniae
(Alamannia, Alamanniae)
Alemanni, cf. Fr. Allemagne; Ital. Alemagna
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. the country of the Alemanni
Abbreviations
Alemanni (Alamanni and Ala-mani), ōrum, m. = Alle-Manner, the Alemanni, German tribes who (as their name indicates) formed a confederation on the Upper Rhine and Danube, from whom the Gauls transferred the name to the whole German nation; cf. Aur. Vict. Caes. 21; Claud. II. Cons. Stil. 17; Sid. 5, 375.

— Derivv., Alemannia (Alam-), ae, f. cf. Fr. Allemagne; Ital. Alemagna, the country of the Alemanni, Claud. I. Cons. Stil. 234.

— Alemannicus (Alam-), a, um, adj., Alemannic, pertaining to the Alemanni: tentoria, Amm. 27, 2.

—Hence, a surname of Caracalla, on account of his victory over the Alemanni, Spart. Carac. 10.

— Alemannus (Alam-), i, m., a surname of the emperor Gratian, on account of his victory over the Alemanni, Aur. Vict. Epit. 47.
 
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