HyperDic: paris

English > 4 senses of the word Paris:
NOUNlocationParis, City of Light, French capital, capital of Francethe capital and largest city of France
plantParis, genus Parissometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
person Paris(Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War
locationParisa town in northeastern Texas
Paris > pronunciation
Soundspae'rihs; peh'rihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > Paris: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce.
SynonymsCity of Light, French capital, capital of France
Instance ofnational capitalThe capital city of a nation
MembersParisianA native or resident of Paris
ParisienneA female native or resident of Paris
Part ofFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
PartsBastilleA fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries
Champs ElyseesA major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes
Clichy, Clichy-la-GarenneA northwestern suburb of Paris
Eiffel TowerA wrought iron tower 300 meters high that was constructed in Paris in 1889
Ile-St-Louisisland in Paris on the Seine
Left Bank, Latin QuarterThe region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine
Louvre, Louvre MuseumAn art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
MontmartreThe highest point in Paris
OrlyA southeastern suburb of Paris
Paris University, University of Paris, SorbonneA university in Paris
Right BankThe region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine
Tuileries, Tuileries Gardensformal gardens next to the Louvre in Paris
Tuileries, Tuileries Palacepalace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871
Spanishcapital de Francia, capital francesa, ciudad de la luz, París
Catalancapital de França, capital francesa, ciutat de la llum, París
AdjectivesParisianof or relating to or characteristic of Paris or its inhabitants
English > Paris: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningsometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae.
Synonymgenus Paris
Member ofLiliaceae, family Liliaceae, lily familyIncludes species sometimes divided among the following families
Membersherb Paris, Paris quadrifoliaEuropean herb with yellow-green flowers resembling and closely related to the trilliums
Broaderplant genusA genus of plants
Spanishgenus paris, paris
Catalangenus paris, paris
English > Paris: 4 senses > noun 3, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofmythical beingAn imaginary being of myth or fable
SpanishParis, París
CatalanParis
English > Paris: 4 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA town in northeastern Texas.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofTexas, Lone-Star State, TX, Tex.The second largest state

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