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(French history) the council established in Paris in the spring of 1871 in opposition to the National Assembly and esp to the peace negotiated with Prussia following the Franco-Prussian War. Troops of the Assembly crushed the Commune with great bloodshed
[par-is] /ˈpær ɪs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a Trojan prince, son of Priam and Hecuba and brother of Cassandra, who awarded the apple of discord to Aphrodite and was by her help enabled to abduct Helen. [par-is; for 2 also French pa-ree] /ˈpær ɪs; for 2 also French paˈri/ noun 1. Matthew, . 2. Ancient […]
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noun 1. Chemistry. an emerald-green, poisonous, water-insoluble powder produced from arsenic trioxide and copper acetate: used chiefly as a pigment, insecticide, and wood preservative. 2. (sometimes lowercase) a variable hue ranging from light to vivid yellow green in color. noun 1. an emerald-green poisonous insoluble substance used as a pigment and insecticide. It is a […]
[par-ish] /ˈpær ɪʃ/ noun 1. an ecclesiastical district having its own church and member of the clergy. 2. a local church with its field of activity. 3. (in Louisiana) a county. 4. the people of an ecclesiastical or civil parish. 5. Curling. (def 20). Idioms 6. on the parish, British. /ˈpærɪʃ/ noun 1. a subdivision […]