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  • Swabian — may refer: * to the German region of Swabia (German: Schwaben ); or * to Swabian German, a dialect spoken in Baden Württemberg in south west Germany and adjoining areas (German: Schwäbisch )See also: * Swabian Alb, a mountainous region within… …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian — 1785, from M.L. Suabia, from Ger. Schwaben, from O.H.G. swaba, name of a Germanic tribe, related to L. Suevus, pertaining to the Suevi, a tribe in northeastern Germania …   Etymology dictionary

  • SWABIAN LEAGUE — SWABIAN LEAGUE, league of free cities in S. Germany. First formed in 1331, the league continued to exist in various forms for two centuries. Under the leadership of ulm , 14   cities were the basis of the revitalized league of 1376. When Charles… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Swabian War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Swabian War partof= caption=The battle of Hard was the first major battle of the Swabian War. Illustration from the Luzerner Schilling of 1513. date=January ndash; September 1499 place=Northern and eastern… …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian Alb — The Swabian Alb ( de. Schwäbische Alb) is a low mountain range in Baden Württemberg, Germany, extending 220 km from southwest to northeast and 40 to 70 km in width. It is named after the region of Swabia.The Swabian Alb occupies the region… …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian German — Infobox Language name = Swabian nativename = Schwäbisch [http://www.ethnologue.com/show language.asp?code=swg Ethnologue entry] ] pronunciation = states = Germany speakers = 820,168 familycolor = Indo European fam2 = Germanic fam3 = West Germanic …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian League — The Swabian League was an association of German cities, principalities and knights principally in the territory which had formed the old duchy of Swabia. The name is not applicable to several earlier leagues (e.g. those of 1331, 1376), since… …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian Turkey — The term Swabian Turkey ( de. Schwäbische Türkei) describes a region in southeastern Transdanubia in Hungary delimited by the Danube ( Donau ), the Drava ( Drau ), and Lake Balaton ( Plattensee ) inhabited by an ethnic German minority. This… …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian children — The Swabian children (German: Schwabenkinder ) were peasant children taken from poor families in the Alps of Austria and Switzerland to work on German farms. They were taken in Spring and brought to the child markets in Germany, mainly in upper… …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian Circle — The Swabian Circle ( de. Schwäbischer Reichskreis) was an Imperial Circle of the Holy Roman Empire.The circle was made up of a great number of mainly very small states; only the duchy of Württemberg, the margraviates of Baden Baden and Baden… …   Wikipedia

  • Swabian — adjective or noun see Swabia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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