Swabia

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Swa·bi·a

 (swā′bē-ə)
A historical region of southwest Germany that originally included parts of present-day France and Switzerland. It was divided into small principalities and fiefdoms after 1268, but its prosperous towns often banded together in defensive leagues, most notably the Swabian League of 1488 to 1534.

Swa′bi·an adj. & n.

Swabia

(ˈsweɪbɪə)
n
(Placename) 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 1990. German name: Schwaben

Swa•bi•a

(ˈsweɪ bi ə)

n.
a region and medieval duchy in SW Germany, now part of the states of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria in S Germany. German, Schwaben.
Swa′bi•an, adj., n.
Translations
Souabe

Swabia

nSchwaben nt
References in classic literature ?
The imperial authority, unable to maintain the public order, declined by degrees till it was almost extinct in the anarchy, which agitated the long interval between the death of the last emperor of the Suabian, and the accession of the first emperor of the Austrian lines.
The Suabian firm of Heckler & Koch (abbreviated HK) took a very different approach.
The Suabian engineers have certainly caught the spirit behind the original concept of a new police sidearm.