Swabian


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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.

Swabian

(ˈsweɪbɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to the German region of Swabia or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Swabia
Translations

Swabian

adjschwäbisch
n
Schwabe m, → Schwäbin f
(Ling) → Schwäbisch nt
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