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Trier (pop. 93,500), city in southwestern Germany, on the Moselle River. Named for the Treveri, a people of ancient Gaul, the city produces steel, leather goods, and textiles. It is also an important railroad junction and the center of a famous wine district. Trier has been a center of Roman Catholic tradition since the Renaissance.

See also: Germany.

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