Definitions for visigothˈvɪz ɪˌgɒθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Vis•i•gothˈvɪz ɪˌgɒθ(n.)

  1. a member of the western division of the Goths, who, after sacking Rome in a.d. 410, formed a kingdom in SW Europe, maintaining it in S Gaul until 507 and in Spain until 711.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Visigoth:

1605–15; < LL Visigothī (pl.) < Gmc, =*wisi- (c. west ) +goth-Goth


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Visigoth(noun)

    a member of the western group of Goths who sacked Rome and created a kingdom in present-day Spain and southern France


  1. Visigoth(Noun)

    Any member of an ancient East Germanic tribe, one branch of the Goths (the Ostrogoths being the other), which participated in several wars with Rome and established a kingdom with Toulouse for its capital.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visigoth(noun)

    one of the West Goths. See the Note under Goth


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