• WordNet 3.6
    • n Ostrogoth a member of the eastern group of Goths who created a kingdom in northern Italy around 500 AD
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n Ostrogoth One of the Eastern Goths. See Goth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Ostrogoth 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.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ostrogoth os′trō-goth an eastern Goth: one of the tribe of east Goths who established their power in Italy in 493, and were overthrown in 555
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Ostrogothi, pl. See East, and Goth


In literature:

The latter appear to have been subdivided into Ostrogoths, Visigoths, and Gepidae.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1" by Edward Gibbon
In his march to Italy, Theodoric the Ostrogoth had trampled on the arms of the Bulgarians.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 5" by Edward Gibbon
Bold Ostrogoths of ghosts no horror show.
"Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853" by Various
Arianism came from the Visigoths not only to the Ostrogoths but also to the Gepids, Sueves, Alans, Burgundians, and Vandals.
"The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI" by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
Nor do the instances of Phocaea, of the Cimbri, or the Ostrogoths afford any analogy here.
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
When Provence was ceded to the Franks by the Ostrogoths, he received the cities of Orange, Carpentras and Gap.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Vandals and Ostrogoths, from Gaul and Burgondia, who have ever wooed thee?
"A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3)" by Felix Dahn
The King of the Ostrogoths frankly offered an alliance against Byzantium and the hand of his daughter.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
I merely requested, as our just right, that the Ostrogoths at least would not aid our foes.
"The Scarlet Banner" by Felix Dahn
Italy, occupied by the Ostrogoths, i.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
Ostrogoth monarchy overthrown, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
AMALASUN'THA, daughter of Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths, and after his death regent of Italy for her son Athalarich.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
In the vicinity of Angri, Teias, King of the Ostrogoths, was defeated by Narses.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
The Ostrogoth, Theodoric, was on the throne of Italy.
"The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P." by Edward Bulwer Lytton
The Huns were already exacting tribute from the Alans and Ostrogoths and pushing them to the west.
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells
The kingdom of the Ostrogoths, almost without offering resistance, fell to pieces.
"A History of Germany" by Bayard Taylor
In the 5th century Greece was only subjected to brief raids by Vandal pirates (466-474) and Ostrogoths (482).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 4" by Various
They rose with Goth and Ostrogoth to free themselves from the heavy yoke.
"Rule of the Monk" by Giuseppe Garibaldi
This makes him an impartial authority on the last days of the Ostrogoths.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
Ostrogoth and Frank, Saracen and Christian, fought one after another for possession of the mighty city.
"The Mediterranean" by T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths