paries

Definitions

  • The Paris Bus
    The Paris Bus
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n paries (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure "stomach walls"
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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 Paries (Zoöl) The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Cimeti?re du P?re Lachaise located in Paris is the most visited cemetery in the world. The cemetery opened in 1805 and has over one million people buried there, including rock star Jim Morrison
    • n paries i. In anatomy and zoology:
    • n paries A wall or inclosure; an envelop or investment; a body-wall; any part which inclosesor bounds a cavity: generally in the plural: as,the thoracic or abdominal parietes (that is,the walls of the chest or belly.
    • n paries In Cirripedia, the free middle part of the shell, as distinguished from the lateral wings.
    • n paries One of the perpendicular partitions separating the cells of a honeycomb or a wasps’ nest.
    • n paries In botany, the side or wall of an ovary or capsule.
    • n paries The central thickened portion of a valve of the acorn-barnacle (Balanus). The anterior overlapping edge of the valve is the ‘radius,’ the posterior underthrust edge the ‘ala.’
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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.”
  • Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
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    “Paris, a city of gaieties and pleasures, where four-fifths of the inhabitants die of grief. [About Paris]”
  • 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.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Parietes

Usage

In literature:

CHARDON, Joseph, Paris, son-in-law and pupil of Georges Chanot, Paris, to whose business he succeeded in the year 1872.
"The Violin" by George Hart
The Barnabites of Paris, or rather Father de la Mothe took it in head to try to draw Father La Combe to go and preach at Paris.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
The general traditionalism had not prevented humanism from penetrating Paris also during the last quarter of the fifteenth century.
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
But they will have a temporary triumph, and the streets of Paris will run with blood!
"Edmond Dantès" by Edmund Flagg
The two principal royal palaces were, that called the Tuileries, in Paris, and that of Versailles, twelve miles from Paris.
"The Peasant and the Prince" by Harriet Martineau
I should say it would be best for me to go over to Paris; I can start on a fresh groove there.
"A Girl of the Commune" by George Alfred Henty
The necessary steps were soon taken, and in 1776 the formal supplication for the two eldest boys was forwarded to Paris.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
This prompt and severe justice was highly pleasing to the populace of Paris.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
When the children awoke in the morning, they found themselves alone and friendless in the heart of Paris.
"Hortense, Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
As soon as I arrived at Paris, I presented myself before the Emperor.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
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In poetry:

To learn such a simple lesson,
Need I go to Paris and Rome,
That the many make the household,
But only one the home?
"The Dead House" by James Russell Lowell
Good luck to you, Paris ladies!
Ye are over fine and nice
I know where the country maid is,
Who needs not asking twice.
"Soli Cantare Periti Arcades" by Ernest Christopher Dowson
From the department of Côte d'Or,
A flood is known to pass,
By Paris Nogent, Troyes and Bar,
Rouen, and Havre-de-Grace.
"Enigma XLVI." by Elizabeth Hitchener
White Paris from Idean hills
For you the Trojan towers razed
Who swiftly ploughed the black seas
Had on your white arm gazed!
"Farewell To Anactoria" by Allen Tate
Homes reach the stars, the sky's below,
The land in smoke to it is near.
Inside the big and happy Paris
Remains the secretive despair.
"In Paris" by Marina Ivanova Tsvetaeva
Within the big and happy Paris
I dream of grass, of clouds and rain
And laughter far, and shadow near,
And deep just like before is pain.
"In Paris" by Marina Ivanova Tsvetaeva

In news:

Palestinian leader headed for a Paris hospital, aide says.
The Wildcats Beat the Wildcats (That's Sulphur Springs defeating Paris).
Taste of Paris in NYC.
There is no city on earth—except my native New York—that I enjoy being in more than Paris.
George Whitman, Paris Bookseller and Cultural Beacon, Is Dead at 98.
Paris Bookseller George Whitman Remembered.
George Whitman, the owner of the legendary Paris bookstore Shakespeare & Co. Died yesterday at the age of 98.
Whether you're jetting to Paris or Phuket, there's a wide selection of books for travelers — or L.A.
Owner of legendary Parisian bookshop Shakespeare & Company George Whitman died last week in the apartment he owned above his Paris bookstore .
Penelope Cruz at a screening of her new film 'To Rome With Love' at the Paris Theatre New York City, USA on June 20, 2012.
Inside the Manhattan bistro with a heart firmly rooted in Paris.
Glory Crampton will fall in love with Paris as Pistache in the Westchester Broadway Theatre production of Cole Porter's Can-Can , which will kick up its heels beginning Aug 30.
PARIS — Bradley Wiggins became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France by protecting the yellow jersey during Sunday's final processional ride into Paris.
PARIS – The "Sundance Kid" was a hit in Paris.
PARIS, France — The last time I was in Paris the thing that impressed me most about the local Mc Donalds was it served wine.
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In science:

Cartan, “La th´eorie des groupes et la g´eom´etrie”, Œuvres Compl`etes (Gauthier - Villars, Paris) 1952, Part I, Vol.
An immediate proof of the non-existence of GW's
Bourbaki, N., “Groupes et alg`ebres de Lie”,Hermann, Paris, 1968.
Constructing Graded Lie Algebras
Rhoads, J. 1997, in “Extragalactic Astronomy in the Infrared”, Paris: Edition Frontieres, ed. G.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
Furtlehner, ´Etude du spectre de Landau pour un champ magn´etique al´eatoire en dimension 2 , Ph.D. thesis, Universit´e Paris 6 (1997).
Functionals of the Brownian motion, localization and metric graphs
Pascaud, Magn´etisme orbital de conducteurs m´esoscopiques d´esordonn´es et propri´et´es spectrales de fermions en interaction , Ph.D. thesis, Universit´e Paris 11 (1998).
Functionals of the Brownian motion, localization and metric graphs
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