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Mainz

[ mahynts ]
/ maɪnts /
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noun
a port in SW central Germany, at the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers: capital of Rhineland-Palatinate.
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Mainz
/ (German maints) /

noun
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
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