Passy

[pa-see]
noun
  1. Fré·dé·rick [frey-dey-reek] /freɪ deɪˈrik/, 1822–1912, French economist and statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1901.
  2. his sonPaul É·douard [pawl ey-dwar] /pɔl eɪˈdwar/, 1859–1940, French phonetician.
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Historical Examples of passy

  • 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.

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

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman

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

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    Henry Seton Merriman


British Dictionary definitions for passy

Passy

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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