Speyer


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 (spīr, spī′ər, shpī′ər) also Spires (spīrz)
A city of southwest Germany on the Rhine River south of Mannheim. Founded as a Roman garrison, it was an important ecclesiastical and political center from the 11th to the 16th century. Speyer was ceded to France in 1797 and to Bavaria in 1815.
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Speyer

(German ˈʃpaiər)
n
(Placename) 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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