- senior: Dumas père.
Examples from the Web for pere
Contemporary Examples of pere
Pere Navarro, head of the Catalan socialist party, said: "We need a new head of state."Engulfed by Scandal, Could The Spanish Royal Family Fall?
April 4, 2013
In 1982, Assad pere massacred 20,000 of his own people in Hama.We're Going to War With Syria
June 13, 2012
Gaddafi pere has cast his sons against each other in an effort to divide and conquer, as he has done to his nation.Libya Protests: Muammar Gaddafi's Leadership Vacuum
February 22, 2011
Sources tell us that she has kept Mubarak pere from naming a Vice President.Keeping Up With the Mubaraks
January 29, 2011
Historical Examples of pere
It would be better than the tiny sips doled out by Pere Colombe!
And going out on to the pavement she called Pere Bru who was just then crossing the roadway.
It may well be imagined what a blow this was to Pere Merlier.
Beds of gypsum have been discovered on the head waters of the Pere Marquette.Old Mackinaw
W. P. Strickland.
"It was my fault, mon pere," interceded the little princess, with a blush.War and Peace
- an addition to a French surname to specify the father rather than the son of the same nameDumas père Compare fils 1
Word Origin and History for pere
1610s, "a French priest," from French père "father," from Latin patrem (nominative pater); see father (n.). Attached to a name, to distinguish father from son of the same name, from 1802.