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  • noun countable A Germanic people who live in Bavaria and parts of North-East Italy.
  • proper noun uncountable The Bavarian Germanic language of these people, which is a variety of German.


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  • Meanwhile the magistrates and councilors of Minturnae consulted together, and determined not to delay any longer, but immediately to kill Marius; and when none of their citizens durst undertake the business, a certain soldier, a Gaulish or Cimbrian horseman, (the story is told both ways,) went in with his sword drawn to him.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans Plutarch 2003

  • For he, after the great and glorious deeds of his Cimbrian victories, was not contented to retire upon his honors, but out of an insatiable desire of glory and power, even in his old age, headed a political party against young men, and let himself fall into miserable actions, and yet more miserable sufferings.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans Plutarch 2003

  • Cimbrian women who accompanied their husbands in the invasion of

    Woman and Labour 2003

  • The original homeland of the Cimbri and the Teutones is a long, wide peninsula lying to the north of Germania, vaguely described by some of the Greek geographers, who called it the Cimbrian Chersonnese.

    The First Man in Rome McCullough, Colleen, 1937- 1990

  • The cruel manner in which the Cimbrian women performed their divinations is thus related by

    The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus Caius Cornelius Tacitus

  • Cimbrian, Iberian, Ligurian and Belgic elements of the population were examined as to their fecundity in talent.

    Popular Science Monthly Oct, Nov, Dec, 1915 — Volume 86 Anonymous

  • He came out of the bosom of the freshest, strongest, and hardiest peoples then existing -- the direct descendants of those wild Cimbrian and Teutonic tribes who, even in their heathenism, were the most virtuous, brave, and true of all the Gentiles.

    Luther and the Reformation: The Life-Springs of Our Liberties Joseph A. Seiss

  • A Cimbrian slave was sent to despatch him in prison.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools Philip Van Ness Myers

  • Annius Cimber, the son of Lysidicus, a Lysidicus himself in the Greek meaning of the word, since he has broken all laws, unless perhaps it is natural for a Cimbrian to slay a German [48]?

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4 Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • Posidonius, they penetrated, and called the Cimmerian or Cimbrian

    The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus Caius Cornelius Tacitus


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