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Reims

or Rheims

[reemz; French rans]
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noun
  1. a city in NE France: cathedral; unconditional surrender of Germany May 7, 1945.
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Reims

Rheims

noun
  1. a city in NE France: scene of the coronation of most French monarchs. Pop: 187 206 (1999)
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Reims

city in northeastern France, named for the Remi, a Gaulish people whose name is said to mean "dominant ones." The former French spelling was with an Rh-.

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