from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Alaric A.D. 370?-410. King of the Visigoths (395-410) who plundered Greece in 395 and attacked Italy, conquering Rome in 410.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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



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