Parisian


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Par·is 1

 (păr′ĭs)
n. Greek Mythology
The prince of Troy whose abduction of Helen provoked the Trojan War.

Par·is 2

 (păr′ĭs)
The capital and largest city of France, in the north-central part of the country. Founded as a Gallic fishing village on an island in the Seine River, Paris was captured and fortified by the Romans in 52 bc. Clovis I made it the capital of his kingdom after ad 486, and Hugh Capet established it as the capital of France after 987. Through the succeeding centuries, Paris grew rapidly as a commercial, cultural, and industrial center. The city was occupied by the Germans in World War II from 1940 to 1944.

Pa·ris′ian (pə-rē′zhən, -rĭz′ē-ən) adj. & n.

Parisian

(pəˈrɪzɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Paris or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Paris

Pa•ri•sian

(pəˈrɪʒ ən, -ˈri ʒən, -ˈrɪz i ən)

n.
1. a native or resident of Paris, France.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Paris, France.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Parisian - a native or resident of ParisParisian - a native or resident of Paris  
capital of France, City of Light, French capital, Paris - the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
French person, Frenchman, Frenchwoman - a person of French nationality
Parisienne - a female native or resident of Paris
Adj.1.Parisian - of or relating to or characteristic of Paris or its inhabitants; "Parisian restaurants can be expensive"
Translations
PariserPariserinpariserisch
pariisitarpariislane
pariisilainen

Parisian

[pəˈrɪzɪən]
A. ADJparisiense, parisino
B. Nparisiense mf

Parisian

[pəˈrɪziən]
adjparisien(ne)
nParisien(ne) m/f

Parisian

adjPariser inv; she is Parisiansie ist Pariserin
nPariser(in) m(f)

Parisian

[pəˈrɪzɪən]
1. adj & nparigino/a
References in classic literature ?
The minute she put her eyes upon Amy, Meg became conscious that her own dress hadn't a Parisian air, that young Mrs.
She said possibly she might, and he negotiated with her for some Parisian studies to reach him in time for the holiday trade in December.
Indeed, I recognised it as being of a Parisian design as yet little known in England; while on the tops of the stockings I laughingly suspected a border designed by a certain eccentric artist, who devotes his strange gifts to decorating with fascinating miniatures the under-world of woman.
It was a novel without a plot and with only one character, being, indeed, simply a psychological study of a certain young Parisian who spent his life trying to realize in the nineteenth century all the passions and modes of thought that belonged to every century except his own, and to sum up, as it were, in himself the various moods through which the world-spirit had ever passed, loving for their mere artificiality those renunciations that men have unwisely called virtue, as much as those natural rebellions that wise men still call sin.
And, besides, there are places where a true Parisian, when he has the rank of the Comte de Chagny, is bound to show himself; and at that time the foyer of the ballet at the Opera was one of those places.
Five men dragged the mare to the fire, and cut her up with the dexterity of a Parisian butcher.
these Parisian saturnalias were the result of them, etc.
Where were the elegant canes of his Parisian epoch?
As for Passepartout, he was a true Parisian of Paris.
Through the closely fastened windows the prisoner could perceive the houses and the pavement, that was all; but, true Parisian as he was, Bonacieux could recognize every street by the milestones, the signs, and the lamps.
Signor Pastrini drew from his fob a magnificent Breguet, bearing the name of its maker, of Parisian manufacture, and a count's coronet.
ignorant of their real enemies, they do not perceive that it is not the Italian who speaks French badly, but those who can say fine things to them in the purest Parisian accent, who are their real foes.