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Worms

[ wurmz; German vawrms ]
/ wɜrmz; German vɔrms /
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noun
a city in E Rhineland-Palatinate, in SW Germany.
Diet of, the council, or diet, held here (1521) at which Luther was condemned as a heretic.
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British Dictionary definitions for Worms (1 of 2)

worms
/ (wɜːmz) /

noun
(functioning as singular) any disease or disorder, usually of the intestine, characterized by infestation with parasitic worms

British Dictionary definitions for Worms (2 of 2)

Worms
/ (wɜːmz, German vɔrms) /

noun
a city in SW Germany, in Rhineland-Palatinate on the Rhine: famous as the seat of imperial diets, notably that of 1521, before which Luther defended his doctrines in the presence of Charles V; river port and manufacturing centre with a large wine trade. Pop: 81 100 (2003 est)
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