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  1. French name of Mainz.
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Examples from the Web for mayence

Historical Examples

  • Tell me, have you got a letter I wrote to you when at Mayence?

    Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)

    Charles James Lever

  • At the beginning of the eighteenth century it was transferred to Mayence.

  • At Mayence, too, the position of the prisoners was comfortable.

  • White wheels on a red ground have been the arms of the Bishops of Mayence ever since.

    Legends of the Rhine

    Wilhelm Ruland

  • At last a market-woman going down to Mayence asked her a question.

    Linda Tressel

    Anthony Trollope

British Dictionary definitions for mayence


  1. the French name for Mainz
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