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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. Genus of flowering plants sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
    - genus Paris
  3. A town in northeastern Texas
  4. (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War

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

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

Encyclopedia: Paris, Portage County, Ohio