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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.

Peres

(ˈpɛrɛs)
n
(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

Per•es

(ˈpɛr ɛz)

n.
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.
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!" and then an invocation to the saint of the day; and then down they all sat, and the solemn (?) rite was over; and I entered, flinging the door wide and striding in fast, as it was my wont to do now; for I had found that in entering with aplomb, and mounting the estrade with emphasis, consisted the grand secret of ensuring immediate silence.
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.
Pere Pamphile had seen Dantes pass not ten minutes before; and assured that he was at the Catalans, they sat down under the budding foliage of the planes and sycamores, in the branches of which the birds were singing their welcome to one of the first days of spring.
Urbain knelt down by the bed and said softly, 'Mon pere, mon pere.' I thought it wonderful strange, and asked my lady what in the world had happened, and why she hadn't called me.