noun (pl) -nies
a variant spelling of peony
n. 1930s, “fellow countryman, native of one’s own country,” from Italian dialect, from Late Latin pagensis “peasant, rustic” (see peasant). Spanish form paisano attested in English (New Mexico) from 1844. noun A fellow native of one’s country or town; compatriot; homie, landsman [1930s+; fr Italian dialect]
[Italian pah-e-zyel-law] /Italian ˌpɑ ɛˈzyɛl lɔ/ noun 1. Giovanni [Italian jaw-vahn-nee] /Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), .
[pes-tuh m] /ˈpɛs təm/ noun 1. an ancient coastal city of Lucania, in S Italy: the extant ruins include three Greek temples and a Roman amphitheater. /ˈpɛstəm/ noun 1. an ancient Greek colony on the coast of Lucania in S Italy
[pah-es] /ˈpɑ ɛs/ noun 1. José Antonio [haw-se ahn-taw-nyaw] /hɔˈsɛ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1790–1873, Venezuelan revolutionary and political leader: president 1831–35, 1839–43; dictator 1861–63. /Spanish ˈpɑes/ noun 1. José Antonio (xoˈse anˈtonjo). 1790–1873, Venezuelan revolutionary leader; first president (1831–46) of independent Venezuela