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Helvĭi (Helvi ), ōrum, m.,
I.a people of Gallia Narbonensis, whose capital, called Alba Helvorum and Alba Helvia, was celebrated for its wine, now Alps, in Viviers, Départ. Ardèche, Caes. B. G. 7, 7; 75; id. B. C. 1, 35; Plin. 3, 4, 5, § 36; 14, 3, 4, § 43. —
II. Deriv.: Helvĭcus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Helvii, Helvian: “vinum,Plin. 14, 1, 3, § 18.
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    • Caesar, Gallic War, 7.7
    • Caesar, Civil War, 1.35
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 14.18
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 14.43
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 3.36
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