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[French peer]
  1. Do·mi·nique Georges Hen·ri [French daw-mee-neek zhawrzh ahn-ree] /French dɔ miˈnik ʒɔrʒ ɑ̃ˈri/, 1910–69, Belgian priest: Nobel Peace Prize 1958.
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Examples from the Web for pire

Historical Examples of pire

  • This is the 'Empire' that Harry spoke about when we landed here.

    The Wonder Island Boys: Conquest of the Savages

    Roger Thompson Finlay

  • New-York justly merits the appellation of the 'Empire State.'

  • The true Coptic name of these edifices is Pire Honc, which signifies a sunbeam.

  • No money could purchase it;—no 'Empire Builder' could build it!

    Temporal Power

    Marie Corelli

  • Could we meet (say) on the steps of the 'Empire' at ten o'clock?


    Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch