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= Alemannic. historical.See also Alemannic
1historical A member of the Alemanni (historical). Also occasionally: a native or inhabitant of the region formerly occupied by the Alemanni; a speaker of an Alemannic dialect.
2= Alemannic.See also Alemannic
Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin Alemanni (also Alamanni), plural noun + -an.
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