Cimbri [sim-brahy, -bree, kim-] EXAMPLES| noun (used with a plural verb) a Germanic or Celtic people, supposed to have originated in Jutland, who invaded Gaul and northern Italy, and were destroyed by the Romans in 101 b.c.

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  • Related formsCim·bri·an, adjective, nounCim·bric, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for cimbri Historical Examples of cimbri

  • Had the Cimbri come at once after their victory at Orange, Italy had been theirs.

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  • The Cimbri dwell in the same region, on the shores of the ocean.

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  • Not far from thence is another bay, Lagnus, which borders on the Cimbri.

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  • But the power of Rome was not easily shaken, and the triumph of the Cimbri was but brief.

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  • The Ambrones were a tribe of the Helvetii, and more than once joined with the Cimbri.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for cimbri Cimbri pl n a Germanic people from N Jutland who migrated southwards in the 2nd century bc : annihilated by Marius in the Po valley (101 bc) Derived FormsCimbrian (ˈsɪmbrɪən), noun, adjectiveCimbric, adjective Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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