Arminius

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Arminius, probably from Proto-Germanic *erminaz, but has been associated, at least since the 16th century, with the name Herman, German Hermann.

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Arminius

  1. (history) A chieftain of the Cherusci (an ancient Germanic tribe) who defeated the Romans in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest.
  2. Jacobus Arminius, Dutch theologian and founder of Arminianism.

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