Trier [treer] Examples noun
- 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.
Mr. Treves, the eminent surgeon, had also volunteered his services.
The result of his cogitations was an early visit to Mrs. Treves next day.
Such performances are forbidden by a council held at Treves in 1227.
What had come over the boy who had worked so hard in the gymnasium at Treves?
British Dictionary definitions for treves trier noun
- a person or thing that tries
- 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.