a seaport in SW Cornwall, in the SW extremity of England: resort.
a town in SW England, in SW Cornwall: the westernmost town in England; resort and fishing port. Pop: 20 255 (2001)
place in Cornwall, Pensans (late 13c.), literally “Holy Headland,” from Cornish penn “head” + sans “holy.”
[pee-uh n, pee-on] /ˈpi ən, ˈpi ɒn/ noun 1. (in Spanish America) a farm worker or unskilled laborer; day laborer. 2. (formerly, especially in Mexico) a person held in servitude to work off debts or other obligations. 3. any person of low social status, especially one who does work regarded as menial or unskilled; drudge. […]
[pee-uh-nij] /ˈpi ə nɪdʒ/ noun 1. the condition or service of a . 2. the practice of holding persons in servitude or partial slavery, as to work off a debt or to serve a penal sentence. /ˈpiːənɪdʒ/ noun 1. the state of being a peon 2. a system in which a debtor must work for […]
[pee-uh-nee] /ˈpi ə ni/ noun, plural peonies. 1. any of various plants or shrubs of the genus Paeonia, having large, showy flowers, as the widely cultivated species P. lactiflora: the state flower of Indiana. /ˈpiːənɪ/ noun (pl) -nies 1. any of various ranunculaceous shrubs and plants of the genus Paeonia, of Eurasia and North America, […]
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noun 1. another name for multipurpose vehicle noun any vehicle designed to carry a large group of people, such as a family; a term for a minivan or other family-type vehicle Usage Note UK