Parisian

Parisian 1520s (n.), 1610s (adj.), from Fr. parisien, from M.L. parisianus (see PARIS (Cf. Paris)). Fem. form Parisienne (n.) is attested from 1886.

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  • Parisian — Pa*ri sian, n. [Cf. F. parisen.] A native or inhabitant of Paris, the capital of France. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parisian — Pa*ri sian, a. Of or pertaining to Paris. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parisian — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Paris. ► NOUN ▪ a person from Paris …   English terms dictionary

  • Parisian — [pə rizh′ən, pərē′zhən] adj. of or characteristic of Paris, its people or culture, or the variety of French spoken there n. a person born or living in Paris …   English World dictionary

  • Parisian — Infobox Company company name = Parisian company company type = Merged into Belk slogan = You re Somebody Special foundation = 1877 locations = location = Birmingham, Alabama USA area served = industry = Retail products = Clothing, footwear,… …   Wikipedia

  • Parisian — [[t]pærɪ̱ziən[/t]] Parisians 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Parisian means belonging or relating to Paris. ...a Parisian restaurant. ...Parisian fashion. 2) N COUNT A Parisian is a person who comes from Paris …   English dictionary

  • Parisian — I UK [pəˈrɪzɪən] / US [pəˈrɪzɪʒ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms Parisian : singular Parisian plural Parisians someone from Paris in France II UK [pəˈrɪzɪən] / US [pəˈrɪzɪʒ(ə)n] adjective 1) someone who is Parisian is from Paris in France 2)… …   English dictionary

  • Parisian — Pa|ri|si|an1 [ pə rıziʒn ] noun count someone from Paris in France Parisian Pa|ri|si|an 2 [ pə rıziʒn ] adjective 1. ) someone who is Parisian is from Paris in France 2. ) relating to Paris, France and its culture …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Parisian — 1. noun A person who was born in, or is a citizen or inhabitant of Paris, France 2. adjective Of, relating, or pertaining to Paris, France He lived in Paris for ten years, and became more Parisian than the natives …   Wiktionary

  • Parisian — Pa|ris|i|an [pəˈrıziən US pəˈrıʒən, ˈri: ] n someone from the city of Paris in France >Parisian adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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