Trier [treer] Examples noun

  1. a city in W Germany, on the Moselle River: extensive Roman ruins; cathedral.

Also called Treves [treevz] /trivz/.French Trèves [trev] /trɛv/. Examples from the Web for treves Historical Examples of treves

  • Mentz, Treves, and Frankfort obtained the liberties they had claimed.

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  • Mr. Treves, the eminent surgeon, had also volunteered his services.

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  • The result of his cogitations was an early visit to Mrs. Treves next day.

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  • Such performances are forbidden by a council held at Treves in 1227.

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  • What had come over the boy who had worked so hard in the gymnasium at Treves?

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  • British Dictionary definitions for treves trier noun

    1. a person or thing that tries

    Trier noun

    1. a city in W Germany, in the Rhineland-Palatinate on the Moselle River: one of the oldest towns of central Europe, ancient capital of a Celto-Germanic tribe (the Treveri); an early centre of Christianity, ruled by powerful archbishops until the 18th century; wine trade; important Roman remains. Pop: 100 180 (2003 est)Latin name: Augusta Treverorum (aʊˈɡuːstə ˌtrɛvəˈrəʊrəm) French name: Trèves

    Word Origin and History for treves Trier

    city in Germany (French Trèves), founded c.15 B.C.E. by Augustus, named for the indigenous Gaulish people, the Treveri.

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