- a port in SW central Germany, at the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers: capital of Rhineland-Palatinate.
[rahyn-land-puh-lat-n-eyt, -it, -luh nd-]
- a state in W Germany: formerly part of Rhine Province. 7655 sq. mi. (19,825 sq. km). Capital: Mainz.
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The first article, published in March 2000, was on atonality by a scholar at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.You Can Look It Up: The Wikipedia Story
October 19, 2014
On May 31, 1989, President George H.W. Bush delivered a speech in Mainz, West Germany entitled “A Europe Whole and Free.”How the ‘Realists’ Misjudged Ukraine
March 3, 2014
Then we returned by steamer to Mainz, and thence footed it home.Memoirs
Charles Godfrey Leland
The cathedral of Mainz was, of course, the object of our expedition.A War-time Journal, Germany 1914 and German Travel Notes
Harriet Julia Jephson
They were unsuccessful on the Rhine, and Mainz was threatened by the Prussians.The Political History of England - Vol. X.
So he sold his presses and type to the Syndic, and left Mainz.
His brother advised him to leave Mainz for a time and travel.
- a port in W Germany, capital of the Rhineland-Palatinate, at the confluence of the Main and Rhine: an archbishopric from about 780 until 1801; important in the 15th century for the development of printing (by Johann Gutenberg). Pop: 185 532 (2003 est)French name: Mayence
- a state of W Germany: formed in 1946 from the S part of the Prussian Rhine province, the Palatinate, and parts of Rhine-Hesse and Hesse-Nassau; part of West Germany until 1990: agriculture (with extensive vineyards) and tourism are important. Capital: Mainz. Pop: 4 059 000 (2003 est). Area: 19 832 sq km (7657 sq miles)German name: Rheinland-Pfalz
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