- a city in NE France: cathedral; unconditional surrender of Germany May 7, 1945.
Examples from the Web for rheims
Historical Examples of rheims
On the same day Rheims was bombarded, fifty shells falling there.
There was military excuse for the bombardment of the city of Rheims.
Before the end of the year the King was consecrated at Rheims.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete
Duc de Saint-Simon
But let us cease all this preparation and come to the events of Rheims.
She has not, of recent centuries, had to mourn a Louvain or a Rheims.
- a variant spelling of Reims
- a city in NE France: scene of the coronation of most French monarchs. Pop: 187 206 (1999)
Word Origin and History for rheims
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-.