Mainz

geographical name
\ ˈmīnts How to pronounce Mainz (audio) \
variants: or French Mayence \ mä-​ˈyäⁿs How to pronounce Mayence (audio) \

Definition of Mainz

city in southwest central Germany on the Rhine River population 200,344

Note: Mainz serves as capital of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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“Mainz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mainz. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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