a person or thing that tries
city in W Germany, on the Moselle River, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate: pop. 96,000
- One that tries, as in making an effort or in testing something.
- Law A judge or jury, as authorized to determine the facts of a legal case based on the evidence submitted by the parties.
A city of southwest Germany on the Moselle River near the Luxembourg border. Settled by the Treveri, an eastern Gaulish people, it was an important commercial center under the Romans and later as part of the Holy Roman Empire. The city was under French control from 1797 until 1815.
Ultimately from the Latin name of the settlement, Augusta Treverorum, taken from the name of a local tribe of Gauls.