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Teu·ton

 (to͞ot′n, tyo͞ot′n)
n.
1. A member of an ancient people, probably of Germanic or Celtic origin, who lived in Jutland until about 100 bc.
2. A member of any of the peoples speaking a Germanic language, especially a German.

[Latin Teutōnī, Teutons; see teutā- in Indo-European roots.]
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Teuton

(ˈtjuːtən)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of an ancient Germanic people from Jutland who migrated to S Gaul in the 2nd century bc: annihilated by a Roman army in 102 bc
2. (Peoples) a member of any people speaking a Germanic language, esp a German
adj
(Languages) Teutonic
[C18: from Latin Teutonī the Teutons, of Germanic origin]
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Teu•ton

(ˈtut n, ˈtyut n)

n.
1. a member of any people speaking a Germanic language, esp. a language of the West Germanic group.
[1720–30; < Latin Teutonī (pl.) a people, presumed to be Germanic, who migrated from Jutland to Gaul and were destroyed by the Romans in 102 b.c.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Teuton - someone (especially a German) who speaks a Germanic language
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
German - a person of German nationality
2.Teuton - a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans
Nibelung - (German mythology) any of the race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard that was stolen by Siegfried
Nibelung - (German mythology) a companion or follower of Siegfried
Siegfried - (German mythology) mythical German warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied who takes possession of the accursed treasure of the Nibelungs by slaying the dragon that guards it and awakens Brynhild and is eventually killed; Sigurd is the Norse counterpart
Teutonic deity - (German mythology) a deity worshipped by the ancient Teutons
Brunhild, Brunnhilde, Brynhild - a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Goth - one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries
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Translations

Teuton

[ˈtjuːtən] Nteutón/ona m/f
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Teuton

nTeutone m, → Teutonin f
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The Teutones were a Germanic tribe, believed to live in southern Jutland (present-day Denmark).
Este no fue el caso de Casanova puesto que no le fue necesario trasladarse al frente para ver la guerra y escribir acerca de ella porque al iniciar sus cronicas se encontraba en su hogar de Varsovia, lugar que puntualiza es "el centro del terreno disputado por los teutones" (58).
"Para rastrear el linaje de los gobiernos europeos y americanos que han edificado el orden de la vida social para aquellas mas fuertes y mas nobles que han hecho el mas notable progreso en la civilizacion", explica Wilson su filosofia de la historia, "es esencial conocer principalmente la historia politica de los Griegos, los Latinos, los Teutones y los Celtas, si no unicamente, y solamente los habitos y las ideas originales de las razas arias y semiticas".
Por su parte, la pelicula a la que alude el cronista cuando habla de "otros films referentes a un episodio de la lucha ruso-alemana" es sin duda Alexander Nevsky (1938), de Sergei Eisenstein, que a Borges siempre le desperto simpatia por la famosa carga de los teutones en el hielo.