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Speyer

[shpahy-uh r] /ˈʃpaɪ ər/
noun
1.
a city in SW Germany, on the Rhine.
Also called Spires.
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  • He had hardly reached this country when he was called upon the telephone by Mr. Speyer, a friend of many years' standing.

  • We met the Wilcoxes on an awful expedition that we made from Heidelberg to Speyer.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • He recognized them, however, having lived in intimacy with Cæsar of Speyer, the collaborator of the second .

  • Afterwards he had the body transferred to Speyer where it was placed in the royal tomb.

    Legends of the Rhine Wilhelm Ruland
  • Threats, which Speyer thought irresistible, had lost their power.

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman
  • Speyer is an intriguer, a revolutionist, a man in every way infamous.

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman
  • And taking a note from his pocket, Speyer read Vinal's proposal to buy the letters.

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman
  • But that is not likely, for he never knew him, nor saw him, and Speyer will shun him as he would the plague.

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman
  • Five years ago, you bribed Speyer, here, to compromise me with the Austrian police.

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman
  • What if Speyer should do as he threatens, print my letters, and placard them about the streets!

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman
British Dictionary definitions for Speyer

Speyer

/German ˈʃpaiər/
noun
1.
a port in SW Germany, in Rhineland-Palatinate on the Rhine: the scene of 50 imperial diets. Pop: 50 247 (2003 est) English name Spires
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