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Ălĕmanni (Ălămanni and Ălă-mani ), ōrum, m. = Alle-Männer,
I.the Alemanni, German tribes who (as their name indicates) formed a confederation on the Upper Rhine and Danube, from whom the Gauls transferred the name to the whole German nation; cf. Aur. Vict. Caes. 21; Claud. II. Cons. Stil. 17; Sid. 5, 375.—
II. Derivv.,
1. Ălĕmannĭa (Ălăm- ), ae, f. cf. Fr. Allemagne; Ital. Alemagna, the country of the Alemanni, Claud. I. Cons. Stil. 234.—
2. Ălĕmannĭcus (Ălăm- ), a, um, adj., Alemannic, pertaining to the Alemanni: “tentoria,Amm. 27, 2.—Hence, a surname of Caracalla, on account of his victory over the Alemanni, Spart. Carac. 10. —
3. Ălĕmannus (Ălăm- ), i, m., a surname of the emperor Gratian, on account of his victory over the Alemanni, Aur. Vict. Epit. 47.
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