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An important people in Germany, who originally dwelt on the coast of the Baltic between the Viadus (Oder) and the Vistula. After disappearing a long time from history, they are found at a later time in Attila's army; and after Attila's death they founded a new kingdom on the northern bank of the Danube, in Austria and Hungary, the name of which is still preserved in the modern Rugiland. They have left traces of their name in the country which they originally inhabited, in the modern Rügen, Rügenwalde, Rega, Regenwalde (Tac. Germ. 43; B. G. ii. 14).

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