the Germanic tribes that invaded and settled in Alsace and parts of Switzerland in the early 5th cent. : they were conquered by Clovis in 496
Origin of AlemanniML, plural of Alemannus ; from Old High German aleman, a German
A group of Germanic tribes that settled in Alsace and nearby areas during the fourth century AD and were defeated by the Franks in 496.
Origin of AlemanniLatin Alemann&imacron;, of Germanic origin; see man-1 in Indo-European roots.