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Ar·min·i·us(är-mĭn′ē-əs) also Ar·min (-mēn′) 17? bc-ad 21.
German chieftain whose victory over a Roman army in the Teutoburger Wald (ad 9) helped halt the expansion of Roman power east of the Rhine.
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1. (Biography) Also: Hermann ?17 bc–?21 ad, Germanic chieftain: organized a revolt against the Romans in 9 ad
2. (Biography) Jacobus. (dʒəˈkəʊbəs), real name Jacob Harmensen. 1560–1609, Dutch Protestant theologian
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Ar•min•i•us(ɑrˈmɪn i əs)
1. (Hermann) 17? B.C. – A.D. 21, Germanic hero who defeated Roman army A.D. 9.
2. Jacobus, (Jacob Harmensen), 1560–1609, Dutch Protestant theologian.
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|Noun||1.||Arminius - Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)|
|2.||Arminius - German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)|
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