[ pair-ee-uhn, par- ]
/ ˈpɛər i ən, ˈpær- /
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of or relating to Paros, noted for its white marble.
noting or pertaining to a fine, unglazed porcelain resembling this marble.
of, relating to, or resembling a native or inhabitant of Paros.
a native or inhabitant of Paros.
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British Dictionary definitions for Parian
/ (ˈpɛərɪən) /
denoting or relating to a fine white marble mined in classical times in Paros
denoting or relating to a fine biscuit porcelain used mainly for statuary
of or relating to Paros
a native or inhabitant of Paros
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