Pronunciation: (swā'vē-un), [key]
1. a member of an ancient Germanic people of uncertain origin, mentioned in the writings of Caesar and Tacitus.
2. a member of a Germanic people that invaded France and Spain in the 5th centurya.d.
of or pertaining to the Suevians.
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