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Suēvi or Suēbi (in inscrr. always; but most MSS. have Suevi), ōrum, m.,
I.the Suevi, a powerful people in the north-eastern part of Germany, Caes. B. G. 4, 1; Tac. G. 38; Luc. 2, 51.—Hence,
A. Suēvus or Suē-bus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Suevi, Suevan: “natio,Caes. B. G. 1, 53: “crinis,worn in the manner of the Suevi, Sil. 5, 134. — Subst.: Suēvus , i, m., one of the Suevi (poet.), Claud. Cons. Hon. 4, 655.—
B. Suē-vĭa or Suēbĭa , ae, f., the country of the Suevi, Tac. G. 43 init. and 45 fin.
C. Suē-vĭcus or Suēbĭcus , a, um, adj., Suevic: “mare,Tac. G. 45 init.
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    • Caesar, Gallic War, 1.53
    • Caesar, Gallic War, 4.1
    • Tacitus, Germania, 43
    • Lucan, Civil War, 2.51
    • Tacitus, Germania, 38
    • Tacitus, Germania, 45
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