from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One of a tribe of eastern Goths that conquered and ruled Italy from AD 493 to 555.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A person of the more easterly of the two great historical divisions of the Goths (see
Goth). They established a monarchy in Italy in 493, which was overthrown in 555. Also called East Goth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun One of the Eastern Goths. See
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- noun Any member of an ancient East
Germanic tribe, one branch of the Goths(the Visigothsbeing the other), which invaded Italyin the sixth century
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- noun a member of the eastern group of Goths who created a kingdom in northern Italy around 500 AD
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Plus, Rome is right across the Med - way more convenient than remote Britain - and in spite of Alaric the Visigoth it was still eminently sackworthy, at least till well into the Byzantine-Ostrogoth war, or even till the Lombards finally showed up.
Ostrogoth, Theodoric, the assassin of Symmachus, and Boëtius, because I am a good Catholic, and he was an Arian.
All was going well with the production until the goth kids running the light booth began to speak inner Ostrogoth to each other and became super-tight.
He was growing to manhood, when Theodoric, the famous Ostrogoth, crossed the Alps and made himself master of Italy.
Birth, Education, and First Exploits of Theodoric the Ostrogoth. —
Theodoric the Great, Ostrogoth leader and ruler of Rome
It was on the Ostrogoth that Simenon wrote The 13 Culprits, the third series of mystery stories for Détective magazine which were designed to be stopped a few paragraphs before the ending so that readers could guess at the solutions.
An interesting adventure, worthy of a thriller, took place on the Ostrogoth during the writing of the “13” series.
Together with the emperors he named the consuls in the west, but never named an Ostrogoth.
No Roman was in military command, no Ostrogoth in the civil service.