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 (pī-zä′nō) also pai·san (-zän′)
n. pl. pai·sa·nos also pai·sans
1. A countryman; a compatriot.
2. Slang A friend; a pal.

[Spanish, from French paysan, from Old French paisant, peasant; see peasant.]


1. (Peoples) a fellow countryman
2. (Peoples) US an Italian-American
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Paisan Praneetpongrang, Senior Director, Air Traffic Services Engineering Support Bureau of AEROTHAI.
BWF deputy president Paisan Rangsikitpoh expressed confidence in India's ability to host the event of this stature.
What we are doing is similar to other sports -- the rules and principles are essentially the same as sports such as tennis, though the technology and process may differ slightly," said BWF deputy president Paisan Rangsikitpho.
Essentially, we're a program administrator for cloud providers looking to de-risk their balance sheets through the use of insurance," noted Mike Paisan, CEO of the Cyber Risk Partners subsidiary.
CloudInsure CEO, Mike Paisan says, "The insurance industry needs the cloud industry, and cloud industry needs the insurance industry -- they just don't know it yet.
Paisan Rangsikitpho, a member of the Badminton World Federation's technical committee, said the governing body was aware of what had happened, and said: "We will have a real discussion tonight to see what has happened, but I have to get all the facts.
It may be the best gazpacho with paisan hand-crushed tomatoes or pate de foie gras - "the geese were lovingly killed" - and the talking head insists you have to go to Spain or France to get it.
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o with the Viking, Johnny Booth, Welcome the Tide, Battleships, Paisan and Kerrigan at 7 p.
After World War Two, he and his partner, Arthur Mayer, introduced American audiences to the Italian Art Cinema, with such acclaimed and successful titles as Rome: Open City (1945), Paisan (1946), and Bicycle Thieves (1948).
les figures de laquellc a tire un nostre paisan nomme Jehan de Calckar, trespasse a Naples; non sine multa laude.