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[ma-yahns] /maˈyɑ̃s/
French name of Mainz. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • You will soon receive some music through the Brothers Schott, in Mayence.

  • Go up the Rhine by land as far as Mayence, and then you may do as you please.

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • In the course of his work John Gutenberg returned to Mayence.

    The Printed Book Henri Bouchot
  • Tell me, have you got a letter I wrote to you when at Mayence?

  • From here the way lies straight through Verdun to Metz and Mayence.

    Our Part in the Great War Arthur Gleason
  • At Mayence, too, the position of the prisoners was comfortable.

  • Josephine accompanied her husband as far as Mayence, where she remained, that she might more easily receive tidings from him.

  • White wheels on a red ground have been the arms of the Bishops of Mayence ever since.

    Legends of the Rhine Wilhelm Ruland
  • Josephine often spoke of this excursion to Mayence in particular as the most delightful that she had ever made with the emperor.

    Josephine John S. C. Abbott
  • They pursued their course to Mayence, partly by land, partly along the river.

    The Pilgrims Of The Rhine Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for Mayence


the French name for Mainz
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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