Origin of trier
Definition for trier (2 of 2)
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On Monday afternoon at the 2014 Venice Film Festival, von Trier (sort of) broke his silence.
“Everything that is masochistic in the film is me,” said von Trier (via Skarsgard).
What other director has given us so many powerful heroines as von Trier?Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Raw Performance in ‘Nymphomaniac’ Is Not About the Sex|Jimmy So|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And it’s true, von Trier has, since the ‘90s, dedicated the bulk of his career to crafting complex female characters.Uma Thurman on ‘Nymphomaniac,’ Lars von Trier’s Alleged Misogyny, and Women’s Sexual Double-Standard|Marlow Stern|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As with every von Trier film, there will be a zillion think pieces on whether or not the filmmaker is a misogynist.‘Nymphomaniac,’ Lars von Trier’s Icy Orgy of Sex and Self-Loathing, Bows At Sundance|Marlow Stern|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor were there spared even the leading men in the city of Trier.The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697)|John M. Taylor
From Trier to Toulouse he made his way with ease by river and by road, and it might be Ausonius again.Medieval People|Eileen Edna Power
In 385 Maximus, his rival and colleague, caused seven heretics to be put to death at Treves (Trier).
In the second case, Trier, we may conjecture a similar official origin.Ancient Town-Planning|F. Haverfield
The trier wears the halo, and therefore, the halo grows as quickly round the brows of peasant as of king.Vocal Expression|Katherine Jewell Everts
British Dictionary definitions for trier (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for trier (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for trier
city in Germany (French Trèves), founded c.15 B.C.E. by Augustus, named for the indigenous Gaulish people, the Treveri.