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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Par·is /ˈpærəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·is n.  Bot. A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove.  It has been used as a narcotic.
 Note:It much resembles the American genus Trillium, but has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·is, n. The chief city of France.
 Paris green. See under Green, n.
 Paris white Chem., purified chalk used as a pigment; whiting; Spanish white.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the capital and largest city of France; and international
           center of culture and commerce [syn: City of Light, French
           capital, capital of France]
      2: sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae [syn: genus Paris]
      3: a town in northeast Texas