Helvetii definition

hĕl-vēshē-ī
A Celtic people inhabiting western Switzerland during the time of Julius Caesar.
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The members of the Celtic people that lived in ancient Helvetia at the time of the rule of Julius Caesar.
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(historical) A Gallic tribe that occupied the plain of Switzerland.
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Origin of helvetii

  • Latin Helvētiī

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition