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Noun: Paris  per-is [N. Amer], pa-ris [Brit]
  1. The capital and largest city of France; and international centre of culture and commerce
    - City of Light, French capital, capital of France
     
  2. A town in northeastern Texas
     
  3. (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War
     
  4. Genus of flowering plants sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
    - genus Paris

Type of: mythical being, national capital, plant genus, town

Part of: family Liliaceae, France, French Republic, Liliaceae, lily family, Lone-Star State, Texas, TX

Encyclopedia: Paris, TN