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

 par·amour /ˈpærəˌmʊr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·a·mour n.
 1. A lover, of either sex; a wooer or a mistress (formerly in a good sense, now only in a bad one); one who takes the place, without possessing the rights, of a husband or wife; -- used of a man or a woman.
    The seducer appeared with dauntless front, accompanied by his paramour   --Macaulay.
 2. Love; gallantry. [Obs.] “For paramour and jollity.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·a·mour, Par·a·mours, adv. By or with love, esp. the love of the sexes; -- sometimes written as two words. [Obs.]
    For par amour, I loved her first ere thou.   --Chaucer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a woman's lover [syn: fancy man]
      2: a woman who cohabits with an important man [syn: concubine,
          courtesan, doxy, odalisque]