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Arminius

[ahr-min-ee-uh s] /ɑrˈmɪn i əs/
noun
1.
(Hermann) 17? b.c.–a.d. 21, Germanic hero who defeated Roman army a.d. 9.
2.
Jacobus
[juh-koh-buh s] /dʒəˈkoʊ bəs/ (Show IPA),
(Jacob Harmensen) 1560–1609, Dutch Protestant theologian.
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  • And of all that happy, noisy family, only he and hermann left!

    The Goose Girl Harold MacGrath
  • And the absurdity of the episode concerns only me, my enemy Falk, and my friend hermann.

    Falk Joseph Conrad
  • The fight was long and bloody: hermann himself, severely wounded, was at one time almost in the hands of the Romans.

    A History of Germany Bayard Taylor
  • We lost the thief of course; but in my disappointment I had to admire hermann's presence of mind.

    Falk Joseph Conrad
  • Ulrich Htten and hermann Busch filled the country with their plaintive strains and songs of battle.

British Dictionary definitions for hermann

Hermann

/ˈhɜːmən; German ˈhɛrman/
noun
1.
another name for Arminius

Arminius

/ɑːˈmɪnɪəs/
noun
1.
Also Hermann. ?17 bc–?21 ad, Germanic chieftain: organized a revolt against the Romans in 9 a.d
2.
Jacobus. (dʒəˈkəʊbəs), real name Jacob Harmensen. 1560–1609, Dutch Protestant theologian
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