Swabian
adjective or noun see Swabia

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  • Swabian — may refer: * to the German region of Swabia (German: Schwaben ); or * to Swabian German, a dialect spoken in Baden Württemberg in south west Germany and adjoining areas (German: Schwäbisch )See also: * Swabian Alb, a mountainous region within… …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian — 1785, from M.L. Suabia, from Ger. Schwaben, from O.H.G. swaba, name of a Germanic tribe, related to L. Suevus, pertaining to the Suevi, a tribe in northeastern Germania …   Etymology dictionary

  • Swabian — See Swabia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Swabian — 1. adjective of or pertaining to Swabia 2. noun One of the Alemannic dialects of High German, spoken in the region of Swabia …   Wiktionary

  • Swabian — ISO 639 3 Code : swg ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • swabian — Swa·bi·an || sweɪbjÉ™n adj. of or pertaining to Swabia (historic region of medieval Germany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swabian — swa·bi·an …   English syllables

  • swabian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • SWABIAN LEAGUE — SWABIAN LEAGUE, league of free cities in S. Germany. First formed in 1331, the league continued to exist in various forms for two centuries. Under the leadership of ulm , 14   cities were the basis of the revitalized league of 1376. When Charles… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Swabian War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Swabian War partof= caption=The battle of Hard was the first major battle of the Swabian War. Illustration from the Luzerner Schilling of 1513. date=January ndash; September 1499 place=Northern and eastern… …   Wikipedia

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