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Speyer

[shpahy-uhr]
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noun
  1. a city in SW Germany, on the Rhine.
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Also called Spires.
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Historical Examples

  • We met the Wilcoxes on an awful expedition that we made from Heidelberg to Speyer.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • Afterwards he had the body transferred to Speyer where it was placed in the royal tomb.

    Legends of the Rhine

    Wilhelm Ruland

  • And Speyer and the Ferry of the Rhine are within three hours.

  • Threats, which Speyer thought irresistible, had lost their power.

    Vassall Morton

    Francis Parkman

  • Speyer clutched him with a harder gripe, and shook him to and fro.

    Vassall Morton

    Francis Parkman


British Dictionary definitions for speyer

Speyer

noun
  1. a port in SW Germany, in Rhineland-Palatinate on the Rhine: the scene of 50 imperial diets. Pop: 50 247 (2003 est)English name: Spires
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