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Passy

[pa-see] /paˈsi/
noun
1.
Frédérick
[frey-dey-reek] /freɪ deɪˈrik/ (Show IPA),
1822–1912, French economist and statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1901.
2.
his son, Paul Édouard
[pawl ey-dwar] /pɔl eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA),
1859–1940, French phonetician.
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  • She sobbed still more and stammered, 'I beseech you, monsieur, take me to Passy.

    His Masterpiece Emile Zola
  • I am going to the station, where my trunk must have arrived by now, and then I shall drive to Passy.'

    His Masterpiece Emile Zola
  • The second part, which follows, was written at Passy in 1784.

  • At Passy we were received with shrugging shoulders and outspread hands.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman
  • He and I set off again for Passy, by train this time, as our need was more urgent.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman
  • In the summer the Passy swimming‑bath was more delightful than ever.

    The Martian George Du Maurier
  • Franklin was still envoy plenipotentiary at beautiful Passy.

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • My services were required to take a little house at Passy, where she is to live.

  • He went to Passy twice without being able to find him at home.

  • No. 88 is an old convent-chapel used as chapel of ease for Passy.

    Historic Paris Jetta S. Wolff
British Dictionary definitions for Passy

Passy

/French pasi/
noun
1.
Frédéric (frederik). 1822–1912, French politician and economist, who campaigned for international arbitration to prevent war: shared the first Nobel peace prize 1901
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