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En réponse à Yoon Ha Lee <[log in to unmask]>:

>
> I hear you, Nicole.  :-)  I've wondered where "Allemand" and "Germany"
> come from--historical reasons, perhaps?  (Does the latter name come
> from
> the Romans?  I'm trying to remember my Tacitus...)

Both words come from Latin names for different Germanic tribes: the Alemanii
and the Germanii.

Christophe.

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