Visigoth


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Vis·i·goth

 (vĭz′ĭ-gŏth′)
n.
A member of the western Goths that invaded the Roman Empire in the fourth century ad and settled in France and Spain, establishing a monarchy that lasted until the early eighth century.

[Late Latin Visigothī, the Visigoths; see wes-pero- in Indo-European roots.]

Vis′i·goth′ic adj.

Visigoth

(ˈvɪzɪˌɡɒθ)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of the western group of the Goths, who were driven into the Balkans in the late 4th century ad. Moving on, they sacked Rome (410) and established a kingdom in present-day Spain and S France that lasted until 711
2. (Historical Terms) a member of the western group of the Goths, who were driven into the Balkans in the late 4th century ad. Moving on, they sacked Rome (410) and established a kingdom in present-day Spain and S France that lasted until 711
[C17: from Late Latin Visigothī (pl), of Germanic origin, visi- perhaps meaning: west]
ˌVisiˈgothic adj

Vis•i•goth

(ˈvɪz ɪˌgɒθ)

n.
a member of the western division of the Goths, who, after sacking Rome in a.d. 410, formed a kingdom in SW Europe, maintaining it in S Gaul until 507 and in Spain until 711.
[1605–15; < Late Latin Visigothī (pl.) < Germanic, =*wisi- (c. west) + goth- Goth]
Vis`i•goth′ic, adj.
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Noun1.Visigoth - a member of the western group of Goths who sacked Rome and created a kingdom in present-day Spain and southern France
Goth - one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries
Translations

Visigoth

[ˈvɪzɪgɒθ] Nvisigodo/a m/f

Visigoth

nWestgote m

Visigoth

[ˈvɪzɪˌgɒθ] nVisigoto
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The text's description that the largely outnumbered Muslim forces defeated the Visigoth's 100,000-man army reveals divine favor.
In contrast, the Visigoth diminishes the value of language, approaching words as if they held equal value with an interchangeability that merely espouses the cliche as a highest aspiration.
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