- a city in SW Germany, on the Rhine.
Also called Spires.
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We met the Wilcoxes on an awful expedition that we made from Heidelberg to Speyer.Howards End
E. M. Forster
Afterwards he had the body transferred to Speyer where it was placed in the royal tomb.Legends of the Rhine
And Speyer and the Ferry of the Rhine are within three hours.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VII. (of XXI.)
Threats, which Speyer thought irresistible, had lost their power.
Speyer clutched him with a harder gripe, and shook him to and fro.
- a port in SW Germany, in Rhineland-Palatinate on the Rhine: the scene of 50 imperial diets. Pop: 50 247 (2003 est)English name: Spires
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