One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to the medieval German duchy of Swabia or its inhabitants.‘a picturesque Swabian town’
- ‘Within a few minutes, the sun had disappeared behind the tree-lined Swabian Alps.’
- ‘The house is a modern design, but still in the Swabian aesthetic, with trees and flowers all around.’
- ‘The use of Bavarian, Swabian, or even Franconian dialect in lyrics signaled increased regional self-awareness in the face of linguistic homogenization.’
- ‘The flute was dug up in a cave in the Swabian mountains in south-western Germany.’
- ‘He grew up in the Swabian countryside 400 miles from Hamburg.’
A native or inhabitant of the medieval German duchy of Swabia.‘an old Swabian who has a pleasant face’
- ‘The Bosnian played 15 league games for the Swabians, scoring eight goals and setting up six more.’
- ‘Swabians like lots of sauce, Martin told me, as he poured gravy sauce over his meat and potatoes.’
- ‘It was a good weekend to be a Swabian.’
- ‘Swabians, who are from south-west Germany, are known for their strong work ethic.’
- ‘Until 1987, I had never heard of the ethnic group called Danube Swabians.’
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