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English noun: Paris

1. Paris (location) the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce


Synonymscapital of France, City of Light, French capital


Instance hypernymnational capital


Part holonymBastille, Champs Elysees, Clichy, Clichy-la-Garenne, Eiffel Tower, Ile-St-Louis, Latin Quarter, Left Bank, Louvre, Louvre Museum, Montmartre, Orly, Paris University, Right Bank, Sorbonne, Tuileries, Tuileries, Tuileries Gardens, Tuileries Palace, University of Paris


Part meronymFrance, French Republic


Member holonymParisian, Parisienne

2. Paris (plant) sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae


Synonymsgenus Paris


Broader (hypernym)plant genus


Member holonymherb Paris, Paris quadrifolia


Member meronymfamily Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family

3. Paris (person) (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War


Instance hypernymmythical being


Domain categoryGreek mythology

4. Paris (location) a town in northeastern Texas


Instance hypernymtown


Part meronymLone-Star State, Texas, TX









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