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Wiktionary

  1. Wormsnoun

    a city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Wikidata

  1. Worms

    Worms is a city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on the Rhine River about an hour drive from Frankfurt-am-Main. At the end of 2004, it had 85,829 inhabitants. Established by the Celts, who called it Borbetomagus, Worms today remains embattled with the cities Trier and Cologne over the title of "Oldest City in Germany." Worms is the only German member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network. Worms is one of the major sites where the ancient German Nibelungenlied took place. A multimedia Nibelungenmuseum was opened in 2001, and a yearly festival right in front of the Dom, the Cathedral of Worms, attempts to recapture the atmosphere of the pre-Christian period. Worms also played prominently into the Protestant Reformation in the early sixteenth century, the site of Martin Luther's stand before the 1521 Diet of Worms, and also the birthplace of the first Bibles of the Reformation, German and English. Today, the city is an industrial centre and is famed for the original "Liebfrauenstift-Kirchenstück" epotoponym for the Liebfraumilch wine. Other industries include chemicals and metal goods.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Worms

    an old German town in Hesse-Darmstadt, in a fertile plain on the left bank of the Rhine, 40 m. SE. of Mainz, with a massive Romanesque cathedral having two domes and four towers; it was here the Diet of the empire was held under Charles V., and before which Martin Luther appeared on 17th April 1521, standing alone in his defence on the rock of Scripture, and deferentially declining to recant: "Here stand I; I can do no other; so help me God."

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. worms

    1. The final word in criticism. 2. At the last analysis.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. worms

    Timber is preserved against worms by several coats of common whale-oil, or by the patents of Payne, Sir W. Burnett, Kyan, and others.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. worms

    A city of Western Germany, grand duchy of Hesse, near the left bank of the Rhine, 26 miles southeast of Mayence. This is one of the oldest, and in the early history of Germany was one of the most important, towns in the country. After its destruction by Attila the Hun about the middle of the 5th century, it was rebuilt by Clovis in 496. It afterwards became the seat of many Frankish and Carlovingian kings. Worms was also the seat of many imperial diets, the best known of which is that of 1521, when Luther appeared before the emperor Charles V. In 1689 it was burned by order of Louis XIV.; and was taken by the French under Custine, October 4, 1792. Here, in 1743, an offensive and defensive alliance was entered into by Great Britain and Austria with Sardinia.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WORMS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Worms is ranked #66371 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Worms surname appeared 298 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Worms.

    95.6% or 285 total occurrences were White.
    1.6% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worms in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worms in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of worms in a Sentence

  1. Dirk Engels:

    So for diseases like elephantiasis, Guinea worm disease, schistosomiasis, the intestinal worms and trachoma, you can regularly treat people with safe, single dose drugs and then they never actually build up a worm load that could cause them problems.

  2. Emily Randolph:

    We were returning cod, but the person before us had just returned salmon that had worms in it.

  3. Produce Express:

    I’ve been doing this for 30 years and I have never come across insects inside of our lemons, we have never had one report of lemons being infested with maggots or worms. We are USDA-certified and have passed all of our health inspections.

  4. abraham lincl:

    Whenever I think of Music I think of When i was convinced ear worms were goin to kill me if I listened to music and I spent 4 months avoiding Music and would Listen to just only and only just chocolate eating ASMR To heal myself

  5. Winston Churchill:

    We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.

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