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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • King of the Visigoths (395–410) who plundered Greece in 395 and attacked Italy, conquering Rome in 410.

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  • proper noun A historic king of the Visigoths.
  • proper noun rare A male given name.

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  • noun king of the Visigoths who captured Rome in 410 (370-410)

Etymologies

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From Proto-Germanic *ala- (“all”), *rīks (“ruler”)

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