- a male given name.
[den-is; French duh-nee]
- Saint,died a.d. c280, 1st bishop of Paris: patron saint of France.
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Examples from the Web for denis
Earlier this month, the friendliest of them, 31-year-old Denis, told us they were given very short notice to evacuate Sloviansk.I Was Snatched at the MH17 ‘Morgue’
July 21, 2014
“Denis, if you had met the rebels as frequently as I have, you would be as passionate as I am,” Power told McDonough.U.S. Ignored Warnings Before ISIS Takeover of a Key City
July 10, 2014
So do Pavel Yurov, 33, a prominent Kiev theatrical producer, and artist Denis Grishchuk, 29.Ukraine Journalists Still Enduring Brutal Kidnappings, Imprisonment, and Maybe Worse
May 18, 2014
The deputy chairman of the presidium of the Donetsk Republic, Denis Pushilin, also predicts “good results.”Putin’s People Stage Their Bogus Vote
May 11, 2014
What else are we to conclude from his interview with New York Daily News columnist Denis Hamill, published today?Anthony Weiner Is Probably Sexting Right Now
July 30, 2013
Blaise and Denis were to take the seven o'clock train the following morning.
And we must deprive you of Denis, for we need his help over a big building affair.
I must have somebody to help me, and it is just as well to take Denis as a stranger.
Thus Denis alone had been taken into the other's confidence.
The stranger is that Denis, that son of the Froments, who has robbed us of our property!
- Maurice (mɔris). 1870–1943, French painter and writer on art. One of the leading Nabis, he defined a picture as "essentially a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order"
- Saint Denis or Saint Denys 3rd century ad, first bishop of Paris; patron saint of France. Feast day: Oct 9
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