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n. (plural of geat English)


The Geats (, , or ) ( Old English: gēatas ; Old Norse: gautar ; Swedish: götar ), and sometimes Goths) were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting what is now Götaland ("land of the Geats") in modern Sweden. The name of the Geats also lives on in the Swedish provinces of Västergötland and Östergötland, the Western and Eastern lands of the Geats, and in many other toponyms.

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The rampage finally comes to an end when the monster, and later his mother, are slain by Beowulf, the nephew of King Hygelac of the Geats whose kingdom was in Sweden, facing that of the Danes.