Rheims

[ reemz; French rans ]
/ rimz; French rɛ̃s /
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noun

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Reims

or Rheims

[ reemz; French rans ]
/ rimz; French rɛ̃s /

noun

a city in NE France: cathedral; unconditional surrender of Germany May 7, 1945.
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British Dictionary definitions for rheims (1 of 2)

Rheims

/ (riːmz, French rɛ̃s) /

noun

a variant spelling of Reims

British Dictionary definitions for rheims (2 of 2)

Reims

Rheims

/ (riːmz, French rɛ̃s) /

noun

a city in NE France: scene of the coronation of most French monarchs. Pop: 187 206 (1999)
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Word Origin and History for rheims

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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