Worms: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wûrmz Ger. vôrms), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in E Rhineland-Palatinate, in SW Germany. 71,827.
  2. the council, or diet, held here (1521) at which Luther was condemned as a heretic.
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