Cimbri

Cimbri
Cimbri [sim′brī΄, sim′brē΄]
pl.n.
[L < Gmc (or ? Celt)]
the members of a Germanic people, believed to be from Jutland, that invaded N Italy and were defeated by the Romans (101 B.C. )
Cimbrian [sim′brē ən]
adj.
Cimbric [sim′brik]

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