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Alemannic

[al-uh-man-ik] /ˌæl əˈmæn ɪk/
noun
1.
the high German speech of Switzerland, Alsace, and southwestern Germany.
Compare Bavarian (def 3).
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to Alemannic or the Alemanni.
Also, Alamannic.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; < Latin Alamannicus: see Alemanni, -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for Alemannic

Alemannic

/ˌæləˈmænɪk/
noun
1.
  1. the group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and SW Germany
  2. the language of the ancient Alemanni, from which these modern dialects have developed See also Old High German
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Alemanni, their speech, or the High German dialects descended from it
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin Alamannicus, of Germanic origin
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