from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.


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