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(pâr′ĕs), Shimon 1923-2016.
Polish-born Israeli political leader who served as prime minister (1984-1986 and 1995-1996). He shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize for his negotiations with the Palestine Liberation Organization.


(Biography) Shimon (ʃiːˈməʊn). born 1923, Israeli statesman, born in Poland: prime minister (1984–86; 1995–96); president from 2007; Nobel peace prize 1994 jointly with Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin


(ˈpɛr ɛz)

Shimon, born 1923, prime minister of Israel 1984–86: Nobel peace prize 1994.
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Now the successor of Pere Marteau had promised him a pate of pheasant instead of a pate of fowl, and Chambertin wine instead of Macon.
Since daybreak La Ramee had been occupied with the preparations, and trusting no one but himself, he had visited personally the successor of Pere Marteau.
One of our pleasantest visits was to Pere la Chaise, the national burying-ground of France, the honored resting-place of some of her greatest and best children, the last home of scores of illustrious men and women who were born to no titles, but achieved fame by their own energy and their own genius.
Frayser pere was what no Southern man of means is not--a politician.
How I regret not having seen once more Pere la Chaise and the circus in the Champs Elysees
He was buried by Madame Fosco in the cemetery of Pere la Chaise.
Notre Pere qui etes au ciel" went off like a shot; then followed an address to Marie "vierge celeste, reine des anges, maison d'or, tour d'ivoire
I don't see why I should not, after all, use that expression, for it is the correlative of the term pension bourgeoise, employed by Balzac in the Pere Goriot.
On their capriciously formed ridge appeared dazzling sheets, as mentioned by Pere Secchi.
I believe that Dalkeith pere is hanging round somewhere, and in view of my headache perhaps you had better remain in the background for the moment.
Pere la Chaise is very curious, for many of the tombs are like small rooms, and looking in, one sees a table, with images or pictures of the dead, and chairs for the mourners to sit in when they come to lament.
Urbain knelt down by the bed and said softly, 'Mon pere, mon pere.