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Denis

[den-is]
noun
  1. a male given name.
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Denîs

[den-is; French duh-nee]
noun
  1. Saint,died a.d. c280, 1st bishop of Paris: patron saint of France.
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  • Blaise and Denis were to take the seven o'clock train the following morning.

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    Emile Zola

  • And we must deprive you of Denis, for we need his help over a big building affair.

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    Emile Zola

  • I must have somebody to help me, and it is just as well to take Denis as a stranger.

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    Emile Zola

  • Thus Denis alone had been taken into the other's confidence.

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    Emile Zola

  • The stranger is that Denis, that son of the Froments, who has robbed us of our property!

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    Emile Zola


British Dictionary definitions for denis

Denis

noun
  1. 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"
  2. Saint Denis or Saint Denys 3rd century ad, first bishop of Paris; patron saint of France. Feast day: Oct 9
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