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Pierre

 (pîr)
The capital of South Dakota, in the central part of the state on the Missouri River. Originally a small trading center, it thrived after the coming of the railroad and was chosen as state capital in 1889.

Pierre

(pɪə)
n
(Placename) a city in central South Dakota, capital of the state, on the Missouri River. Pop: 13 939 (2003 est)

Pierre

(pɪər)

n.
the capital of South Dakota, in the central part, on the Missouri River. 11,973.
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Noun1.Pierre - capital of the state of South DakotaPierre - capital of the state of South Dakota; located in central South Dakota on the Missouri river
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
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Three men were lost--Pierre Balmat, Pierre Carrier, and Auguste Tairraz.
Pierre Carrier was very dark; this skull was his, and this felt hat.
According to the great alchemist, Pierre de Boniface, the diamond rendered a man invisible, and the agate of India made him eloquent.
s time, by Pierre Cormon, the steward of the last Duc d'Alencon, had always belonged to the family; and among the old maid's visible possessions this one was particularly stimulating to the covetous desires of the two old lovers.
The quarters of Monsieur were at Dompierre; the quarters of the king were sometimes at Estree, sometimes at Jarrie; the cardinal's quarters were upon the downs, at the bridge of La Pierre, in a simple house without any entrenchment.
Courtiers, becoming every instant more numerous, succeeded one another, day and night, in the little house of the bridge of La Pierre, in which the cardinal had established his residence.
The trouble of rummaging among business papers, and of collecting and collating facts from amidst tedious and commonplace details, was spared me by my nephew, Pierre M.
A stunning clang of metal suddenly thrilled through me, and I became conscious of the objects in my room again: one of the fire- irons had fallen as Pierre opened the door to bring me my draught.
And while I was conscious of this incipient vision, I was also conscious that Pierre came to tell my father Mr.
Pierre et Miquelon," cried the other crowd, waving woollen caps and laughing.
Pierre la Seine, going a step farther, shows that the intention was to recommend to young men temperance in eating and drinking.
It was past one o'clock when Pierre left his friend.