The oldest reference to them is
found in the writings of Julius Caesar who used it to designate a group of
tribes in north-eastern Gaul; what two-syllable name is it?
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The word German derives from the Latin Germanus According to http://www.geocities.com/etymonline/g2etym.htm: Julius
Caesar used Germani to designate a group of
tribes in north-eastern Gaul. Latin writers after about 875 commonly refer to
the German language as teutonicus.
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