Pronunciation: (par'is; for 2 also Fr. pa-rē'), [key]
1. Matthew. See Matthew of Paris.
2. Ancient, Lutetia Parisiorum, Pa•ris•i•i Pronunciation: (pu-riz'ē-ī"). [key]a city in and the capital of France and capital of Ville-de-Paris Department, in the N part, on the Seine. 2,317,227.
3. a city in NE Texas. 25,498.
4. a town in NW Tennessee. 10,728.
5. Treaty of,
a. a treaty signed in 1763 by France, Spain, and Great Britain that ended the Seven Years' War and the French and Indian War.
b. a treaty signed in 1783 by the United States and Great Britain that ended the American Revolution.
c. a treaty signed in 1898 by the United States and Spain that ended the Spanish-American War.
Pronunciation: (par'is), [key]
—n. Class. Myth.
a Trojan prince, son of Priam and Hecuba and brother of Cassandra, who awarded the apple of discord to Aphrodite and was by her help enabled to abduct Helen. Also called Alexander, Alexandros.
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