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 (rēmz, răNs)
See Reims.
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(riːmz; French rɛ̃s)
(Placename) a variant spelling of Reims
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or Rheims

(rimz; Fr. rɛ̃s)

a city in NE France: cathedral; unconditional surrender of Germany May 7, 1945. 181,985.
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Noun1.Rheims - a city in northeastern France to the east of ParisRheims - a city in northeastern France to the east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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References in classic literature ?
Scholars, Cardinals, ARCHBISHOP OF RHEIMS, Bishops, Monks, Friars, Soldiers, and Attendants.
The next most famous instance happened at Rheims six years earlier, and the historian in that case is Le Cat, one of the most renowned surgeons produced by France.
Presently it began to grow light enough to read, so I drew out a little pocket copy of the "Ingoldsby Legends" which I had brought with me, and read "The Jackdaw of Rheims." When I got to where
A devil thrown out of a woman by the Archbishop of Rheims ran through the trees, pursued by a hundred persons, until the open country was reached, where by a leap higher than a church spire he escaped into a bird.
Archer remembered Dallas's wrath at being asked to contemplate Mont Blanc instead of Rheims and Chartres.
I can well remember that two leagues from the town of Rheims I met a very valiant and courteous cavalier of France, with whom I had gentle and most honorable contention for upwards of an hour.
He read of the room that was prepared at the palace at Rheims for the use of Queen Joan of Burgundy and was decorated with "thirteen hundred and twenty-one parrots, made in broidery, and blazoned with the king's arms, and five hundred and sixty-one butterflies, whose wings were similarly ornamented with the arms of the queen, the whole worked in gold." Catherine de Medicis had a mourning-bed made for her of black velvet powdered with crescents and suns.
He was British Hill Climbing champion from 1951 to 1954 and the winner of the 1954 Rheims 12-hour race in a D type Jaguar.
Author affiliations: Reims Champagne-Ardenne University, Rheims, France (J.
1918 : An officer from Huddersfield died of his wounds near Rheims in France.
782/785; Admonitio Generalis, 789; Capitulare missorum generale, 802; Charlemagne's letter to Chaerbald of Liege, 806; and the imperial encyclical on baptismal practice of 811/812--with its various surviving responses; Charlemagne's epitome, 813) and the acts of church councils (Capitulare Francofurtense, 794; Conventus episcoporum ad ripas Danubi, mid-796; Council of Friuli, 797; five reforming councils held at Arles, Mainz, Rheims, Tours, and Chalon, 813).