Paris

Definitions

  • The Paris Bus
    The Paris Bus
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Paris the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
    • n Paris a town in northeastern Texas
    • n Paris (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War
    • n Paris sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
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Additional illustrations & photos:

One of the Agent-de-ville = M.P. teams of Paris One of the Agent-de-ville = M.P. teams of Paris
Reading the Draft Covenant for the League of Nations--Paris Reading the Draft Covenant for the League of Nations--Paris
OUR TOURIST IN PARIS. No. 2 OUR TOURIST IN PARIS. No. 2
The Parliament of Paris Reprimanded——217 The Parliament of Paris Reprimanded——217
FITTED IN PARIS AT GREAT EXPENSE FITTED IN PARIS AT GREAT EXPENSE
Market in Paris Market in Paris
PARIS COMES BACK TO OENONE PARIS COMES BACK TO OENONE
Paris Exhibition telescope Paris Exhibition telescope

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Montreal is the second largest French speaking city after Paris
    • n Paris (Bot) A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic.☞ It much resembles the American genus Trillium, but has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.
    • n Paris The chief city of France.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first time there was an instance where they had a separate toilet for women and men was in 1739 at a ball in Paris
    • n Paris A genus of liliaceous plants of the tribe Medeoleæ, known by its numerical symmetry and its petals, which are linear, awlshaped, or absent. There are 7 species, natives of mountains or temperate regions in Europe and Asia. They are singular plants, with a short unbranched stem from a creeping rootstock, and the leaves all in a terminal whorl, in the center of which stands a solitary erect greenish flower. See herb-paris.
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Quotations

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “Good Americans when they die, go to Paris.”
  • Paul Cezanne
    Paul Cezanne
    “With an apple I will astonish Paris.”
  • Fred A. Allen
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    “The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi.”
  • Ferdinando Galiani
    Ferdinando Galiani
    “Paris is the caf? of Europe.”
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
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    “An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.”
  • Philip Guedalla
    Philip Guedalla
    “I had always imagined that Clich? was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Paris, the son of Priam

Usage

In literature:

Of course I said it would be possible to take Brian to Paris.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
In consequence of the bombardment daily expected from the Montretout batteries people have been hurriedly leaving Paris in great numbers.
"The Insurrection in Paris" by An Englishman: Davy
The English laid siege to Orleans, the most important city in the kingdom after Paris and Rouen.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
What the government wanted was to prevent the possibility that an excited populace, especially in Paris, might force its hand.
"The Boy Scouts on the Trail" by George Durston
Paris, and there for a year they studied together science and history.
"Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution" by Alpheus Spring Packard
The Palais Royal is to Paris what Paris is to France.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
Are you both going to Paris?
"Molly Brown's Orchard Home" by Nell Speed
When your honour parted with her she went to Paris to a situation; but I'm thinking she'd have done better to bide at home.
"Kilgorman" by Talbot Baines Reed
PARIS, November 14, 1786.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Accordingly, there was an interval in Paris, where the two girls were sent to learn French.
"The Magnificent Montez" by Horace Wyndham
He thought Paris well worth a mass, heard the mass, and got Paris.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
The Marquis had about decided that the time to send him to Paris had come.
"Which?" by Ernest Daudet
That train to Paris was, of necessity, slow.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
The National Assembly, before and at the time of taking the Bastille, was sitting at Versailles, twelve miles distant from Paris.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
The bright colour of a red awning of a cafe caught his eye; he decided to breakfast before going on to Paris.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
But he left for Paris the day he wrote this.
"Air Service Boys Over The Rhine" by Charles Amory Beach
It is as if you were head-waiter at a place where all Paris goes to dine.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 6" by Guy de Maupassant
Paris, F. Alcan, 1887, pp.
"Clever Hans" by Oskar Pfungst
And since he calls Paris the home of art, we live in Paris.
"The Belovéd Traitor" by Frank L. Packard
Let me now pass on to the years of my youngladyhood, when New York reflected Paris on a larger scale.
"Is Polite Society Polite?" by Julia Ward Howe
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In poetry:

Paris at night is sad and alien,
Dear to the heart is madness gone!
I'm going home, there's vial of sorrow
And tender portrait of someone.
"In Paris" by Marina Ivanova Tsvetaeva
Paris, half Angel, half Grisette,
I would that I were with thee yet,
But London waits me, like a wife,--
London, the love of my whole life.
"Paris Day" by Richard Le Gallienne
Two kisses from my mother dear,
Thyrsis, thy due reward shall be;
None, none like Beauty's queen is fair;
Paris has vouch'd this truth for me.
"Cupid's Promise - Paraphrased" by Matthew Prior
With twenty pounds but three weeks since
From Paris forth did Titmarsh wheel,
I thought myself as rich a prince
As beggar poor I'm now at Lille.
"Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense" by William Makepeace Thackeray
"Also other cities accompany Paris,
They are adorned with glass, arrayed in iron,
But for today that would be too much,
I'll tell the rest another time
"Father Explains" by Czeslaw Milosz
'Twas two years sins, this knight so splendid,
Peraps fateagued with Bath's routines,
To Paris towne his phootsteps bended
In sutch of gayer folks and seans.
"The Knight And The Lady" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

PARIS (AP) — French fashion designer Nicolas Ghesquiere is leaving the Balenciaga fashion house that he helped turn into one of fashion's hottest properties.
0 Kristen Stewart sits next to Anna Wintour at the Balenciaga spring-summer 2013 runway presentation during Paris Fashion Week.
Looks from the Balenciaga spring-summer 2013 runway show during Paris Fashion Week.
The entrance of Fitch ratings agency in Paris.
Paris Hilton does what Paris Hilton does best and shops 'till she drops in Saint Tropez, France August 19, 2012.
Six months ago, I spent the summer in Paris.
Crazy Horse Paris' Hosts Bastille Day at Tabu.
Paris had a Portland festival recently, so it seems More.
This shopping-mall style theater comes alive with fantasy during the Paris Opera Ballet's "La Bayadère ," yet it doesn't seem like much of a sacrifice to view the ballet on-screen at your local movie palace.
A French soldier patrols around the Louvre museum in Paris on Sunday.
Credit Todd Paris / Mountain Stage.
PARIS — Under the rafters, through small windows, the jewelry workers have a bird's-eye view of the Place Vendôme, that noble Parisian square with Napoleon on his thin plinth in the center.
Security measures have been stepped up for Michael Jackson 's kids, Paris, Prince and Blanket, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
CUMBERLAND — Thomas and Diane Beem of Cumberland are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Kevin John Beem , to Katie Elizabeth Redmond, daughter of Martha Kagarise of Bedford, Pa. And Jim and Paula Redmond of New Paris, Pa.
Bellatrix Lestrange's Vault, 19th Century Dublin, Transforming Paris: How 'Harry Potter,' 'Albert Nobbs' and 'Hugo' Its Big Screen Looks.
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In science:

When this work was done, Brink and I were at Caltech and Scherk was in Paris.
The Early Years of String Theory: A Personal Perspective
After working with the Meudon Observatory and the Ecole Normale Sup ´erieure in Paris, he joined the staff of the Grenoble University then the Institut de RadioAstronomie Millm ´etrique (IRAM) in Grenoble in 1987.
Near-Field Radio Holography of Large Reflector Antennas
Part II], Alg`ebre, syst`emes dif f´erentiels et probl`emes d’´equivalence, ´Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientif ique (CNRS), Paris, 1984.
Classification of Finite Dimensional Modular Lie Superalgebras with Indecomposable Cartan Matrix
Part II] Alg`ebre, syst`emes diff´erentiels et probl`emes d’´equivalence. [Algebra, differential systems and problems of equivalence] Second edition. ´Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, 1984.
Towards classification of simple finite dimensional modular Lie superalgebras
This research is supported by the CNRS and the Fondation des Sciences Math´ematiques de Paris.
On the sphericity of scaling limits of random planar quadrangulations
Goursat E., Le¸cons sur l’int´egration des ´equations aux d´eriv´ees partielles du second ordre `a deux variables ind´ependantes, Tome II, Paris, Librairie Scientif ique: A.
Contact Geometry of Hyperbolic Equations of Generic Type
Soci ´et ´e Math ´ematique de Fra nce, Paris, 2004. Belkale, Prakash; Brosnan, Patrick, Periods and Igusa local zeta functions, International Mathematics Research Notices.
Galois theory, motives and transcendental numbers
The author was supported by the Fondation Sciences math´ematiques de Paris.
Trees of definable sets over the p-adics
Kolmogorov, Limit Distributions for Sums of Independent Random Variables (Addisson-Wesley, 1954). 55. P. L´evy, Th´eorie de l’Addition de Variables Al´eatoires (Gauthier-Villard, Paris, 1954; J.
Global fluctuations in physical systems: a subtle interplay between sum and extreme value statistics
Poincar´e, Thermodynamique (Georges Carr´e, Paris, 1892), cited by J. H.
Global fluctuations in physical systems: a subtle interplay between sum and extreme value statistics
Niels Erik N örlund, Leçons sur les séries d’interpolation , Gauthier-Villano, Paris, 1926. 8.
Some properties of generalized higher-order convexity
Le cas des groupes unitaires sur Q, Ph.D. thesis, Universit´e Paris XI Orsay, 2005. D.
Purity and decomposition theorems for staggered sheaves
Etude dynamiques des polynˆomes complexes. (Deuxi`eme partie), Publications Mathematiques d’Orsay, vol. 04, Universit´e de Paris-Sud, 1985. [DH93] Adrien Douady and John H.
Combinatorial models of expanding dynamical systems
Gabriel: Groupes algébriques, Tome I: Géométrie algébrique, généralités, groupes commutatifs (French), Avec un appendice Corps de classes local par Michiel Hazewinkel, Masson and Cie, Editeur, Paris; North-Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam, 1970. R.
Simple finite group schemes and their infinitesimal deformations
Penalized profile likelihood methods and second order properties in semiparametrics PhD thesis, Universit´e Paris-Sud, 2006.
Estimation of the distribution of random shifts deformation
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