Ripuarian

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Rip·u·ar·i·an

 (rĭp′yo͞o-âr′ē-ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a group of Franks who settled along the Rhine, near Cologne, in the fourth century ad.
n.
A Ripuarian Frank.

[From Medieval Latin Ripuārius.]
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Ripuarian

(ˌrɪpjʊˈɛərɪən)
adj
1. (Peoples)
a. of or relating to the group of Franks who lived during the 4th century near Cologne along the Rhine
b. of or designating their code of laws
2. (Historical Terms)
a. of or relating to the group of Franks who lived during the 4th century near Cologne along the Rhine
b. of or designating their code of laws
n
3. (Peoples) a Ripuarian Frank
4. (Historical Terms) a Ripuarian Frank
[C18: from Medieval Latin Ripuārius, perhaps from Latin rīpa a river bank]
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Rip•u•ar•i•an

(ˌrɪp yuˈɛər i ən)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or denoting a major division of the Franks, settled mainly between the Rhine and Meuse rivers by a.d. c400.
[1775–85; < Medieval Latin Ripuāri(us) + -an1]
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