American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of west-central Germany at the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers west-southwest of Frankfurt. Built on the site of a Roman camp founded in the 1st century B.C., it is an important industrial and commercial city. Johann Gutenberg established a printing industry here in the 15th century. Population: 196,000.
“Ink, we saw several of the original Gutenberg Bibles in Mainz and they are pretty off the chain.”
“Born in Mainz around the year 780, Rabanus entered the monastery when he was still very young: the name Maurus was given him precisely in reference to the young Maurus who, according to the second book of St. Gregory the Great's "Dialogues," had been given at a very young age to the abbot Benedict of Nursia by his own parents, who were Roman nobles.”
“They visited the officers 'camp at Crefeld, the Allied officers' camp at the old fort in Mainz-Castell (primarily British officers, but holding some French and Russian officers as well), and the military hospital in Wiesbaden.”
“: A “synod of the archdiocese in Mainz ordered Jews to wear yellow badges.””
“Report Mainz" is a German TV show/magazine of the SWR (Sudwest-Rundfunk = South-West broadcasting).”
“Director at the Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry in Mainz,”
“Stockholm, E. Muscholl in Mainz and John Gillespie in”
“1259: Synod of the archdiocese in Mainz ordered Jews to wear yellow badges.”
“Next week the German Marathon championships will take place in Mainz, which is further upstream at the Rhine.”
“ZDF, established in 1961 at the height of the Cold War under the auspices of Germany's regional states or Laender, is located in Mainz, which is also the regional capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, where Beck is state premier.”
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