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[puh-rizh-uh n, -ree-zhuh n, -riz-ee-uh n] /pəˈrɪʒ ən, -ˈri ʒən, -ˈrɪz i ən/

a native or inhabitant of , France.
of, relating to, or characteristic of , France.
of or relating to Paris or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Paris

1520s (n.), 1610s (adj.), from French parisien, from Medieval Latin parisianus (see Paris). Fem. form Parisienne (n.) is attested from 1886.


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