[es-uh n] /ˈɛs ən/
a city in W Germany: the chief city of the Ruhr River valley.
a city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: the leading administrative centre of the Ruhr; university. Pop: 589 499 (2003 est)
[es-se; English es-ee] /ˈɛs sɛ; English ˈɛs i/ noun, Latin. 1. being; existence. [ahb-es-se; English ab-es-ee] /ɑbˈɛs sɛ; English æbˈɛs i/ adjective, Latin. 1. . [in es-e; English in es-ee] /ɪn ˈɛs ɛ; English ɪn ˈɛs i/ adverb, adjective, Latin. 1. in being; in actuality; in actual existence (contrasted wiith ). [es-se kwahm wi-de-ree; English […]
[es-uh ns] /ˈɛs əns/ noun 1. the basic, real, and invariable nature of a thing or its significant individual feature or features: Freedom is the very essence of our democracy. 2. a substance obtained from a plant, drug, or the like, by distillation, infusion, etc., and containing its characteristic properties in concentrated form. 3. an […]
noun 1. (def 2). [bur-guh-mot, -muh t] /ˈbɜr gəˌmɒt, -mət/ noun 1. a small citrus tree, Citrus aurantium bergamia, having fruit with a rind that yields a fragrant essential oil. 2. Also called essence of bergamot. the oil or essence itself. 3. any of various plants of the mint family, as Monarda fistulosa, yielding an […]
[es-een, e-seen] /ˈɛs in, ɛˈsin/ noun, Judaism. 1. a member of a Palestinian sect, characterized by asceticism, celibacy, and joint holding of property, that flourished from the 2nd century b.c. to the 2nd century a.d. /ˈɛsiːn; ɛˈsiːn/ noun 1. (Judaism) a member of an ascetic sect that flourished in Palestine from the second century bc […]