noun, American History.
a war in 1637 between Connecticut colonists, aided by British soldiers and friendly Indian tribes, and the Pequot Indians under their chief, Sassacus, that resulted in the defeat and dispersion of the Pequot tribe.
[pur; unstressed per] /pɜr; unstressed pər/ preposition 1. for each; for every: Membership costs ten dollars per year. This cloth is two dollars per yard. 2. by means of; by; through: I am sending the recipe per messenger. 3. according to; in accordance with: I delivered the box per your instructions. adverb 4. Informal. each; […]
[bey-uh-loo; Turkish bey-oh-loo] /ˈbeɪ əˌlu; Turkish ˌbeɪ oʊˈlu/ noun 1. a modern section of Istanbul, Turkey, N of the Golden Horn: commercial and residential area. /ˈpɪərə/ noun 1. the former name of Beyoğlu
[per-as-id] /pərˈæs ɪd/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an oxyacid, the primary element of which is in its highest possible oxidation state, as , HClO 4 , and , HMnO 4 . /pɜːrˈæsɪd/ noun 1. an acid, such as perchloric acid, in which the element forming the acid radical exhibits its highest valency 2. (not in technical […]
peracute per·a·cute (pûr’ə-kyōōt’) adj. Very acute. Used of a disease.