Definition of Paris

1. Noun. The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce.




2. Noun. Sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae.
Exact synonyms: Genus Paris
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Herb Paris, Paris Quadrifolia

3. Noun. (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War.
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Mythical Being

4. Noun. A town in northeastern Texas.
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx

Definition of Paris

1. n. A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic.

2. n. The chief city of France.

Definition of Paris

1. Proper noun. (Greek mythology) A Trojan prince who eloped with Helen. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek male given name) from the Trojan hero. ¹

3. Proper noun. The capital city of France. ¹

4. Proper noun. Any place named after the French city. ¹

5. Proper noun. (surname from=Old French dot=) for someone who came from Paris, or a patronymic derived from Patrick. ¹

6. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) from the surname. ¹

7. Proper noun. (place names female given name) of modern usage, usually from the French city. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paris

1. a European herb [n -ISES]

Medical Definition of Paris

1. 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. Origin: From Paris, the son of Priam. The chief city of France. Paris green. See Green, Paris white, purified chalk used as a pigment; whiting; Spanish white. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paris

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parinaric acid
parinaud syndrome
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parishioners
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Literary usage of Paris

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1. Recollections of a Minister to France, 1869-1877 by Elihu Benjamin Washburne (1889)
"PRO POSE to record my reminiscences in paris and France from the spring of to the fall of. My term of service as Minister of the United States to France was ..."

2. Municipal Government in Continental Europe by Albert Shaw (1895)
"MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE CHAPTER I paris: THE TYPICAL MODERN CITY THE distinctively modern city had its birth in the French Revolution, ..."

3. France, Social, Literary, Political by Henry Lytton Bulwer Dalling and Bulwer (1834)
"The Entrance into paris by the Champs Elysees.—Passing by the Caserne, ... paris not the climate of paris.—View of an autumnal evening from the rue de la ..."

4. Municipal Government in Continental Europe by Albert Shaw (1895)
"MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE CHAPTER I paris: THE TYPICAL MODERN CITY THE distinctively modern city had its birth in the French Revolution, ..."

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