- a treaty signed in 1763 by France, Spain, and Great Britain that ended the Seven Years' War and the French and Indian War.
- a treaty signed in 1783 by the United States and Great Britain that ended the American Revolution.
- a treaty signed in 1898 by the United States and Spain that ended the Spanish-American War.
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My favorite is this simple audio of 3 hours in a Paris cafe.The Science of Awe and the Mars Perseverance Rover|Susanna Schrobsdorff|February 21, 2021|Time
The United States has officially rejoined the Paris climate accord.U.S. officially rejoins Paris accord, vowing to make up for lost time|Dino Grandoni, Brady Dennis|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
By this time, she was already relying on the largesse of wealthy admirers to pay the bills and give her places to stay, whether in Paris, Rome, New York, Southern California or Switzerland.‘Sybille Bedford’ is a gossipy appreciation of an oft-overlooked literary great|Michael Dirda|February 17, 2021|Washington Post
At the Paris climate negotiations in 2015, Gates and several dozen other wealthy people launched Breakthrough Energy, an interlinked venture capital fund, lobbying group, and research effort.Bill Gates and the problem with climate solutionism|Katie McLean|February 16, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Not only does delivering on Paris prevent millions dying prematurely each year, the quality of life for millions more will be improved through better health.Healthy Planet, Healthy People. How Slowing Climate Change Saves Lives|Aryn Baker|February 10, 2021|Time
They took cover inside a print works to the north east of Paris, where they held a member of staff as a hostage.
France 24's coverage of two developing hostage situations in Paris on Friday.
As soon as this attack [happened], Paris citizens came together to show were are not afraid, we are Charlie Hebdo.
Patrick Klugman, the deputy mayor of Paris, said: “We are living our kind of 9/11,” he said.
The questions going through my mind are: How on earth are there Kalashnikovs and rocket launchers in the heart of Paris?Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But he marred it all by a temper so ungovernable that in Paris there was current a byword, "Explosive as Garnache."St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Louis Petit de Bachaumon died; a native of Paris, known as the author of several literary works.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
What though Maurice wanted to persuade me at Paris that I had better take a britska, as more fashionable?
In Paris, Joachim soon found that the royal road to success lay in denouncing loudly all superior officers of lack of patriotism.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
I often recall the farewell lunch we had together at the Restaurant de Paris, in the Escolta.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for Paris (1 of 2)
- a treaty of 1783 between the US, Britain, France, and Spain, ending the War of American Independence
- a treaty of 1763 signed by Britain, France, and Spain that ended their involvement in the Seven Years' War
- a treaty of 1898 between Spain and the US bringing to an end the Spanish-American War
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Cultural definitions for Paris (1 of 2)
A prince of Troy in classical mythology, whose abduction of the Greek queen Helen caused the Trojan War (see also Trojan War) (see Helen of Troy and Judgment of Paris). Paris (or, according to some stories, Apollo disguised as Paris) killed Achilles by piercing his heel with an arrow.
Cultural definitions for Paris (2 of 2)
Capital of France and the largest city in the country, located in north-central France on the Seine River; an international cultural and intellectual center, as well as the commercial and industrial focus of France.