Parisienne

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French Parisienne, feminine of Parisien, from Paris.

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Noun[edit]

Parisienne ‎(plural Parisiennes)

  1. A female from Paris.
    • 1900, translated from Honoré de Balzac's The Works of Honoré de Balzac, page 157:
      It is so natural to a Parisienne, even when passion has almost mastered her, to hesitate and pause before taking the plunge.
    • 2001, Lisa Tierstan, Marianne in the Market (California 2001), page 122:
      Proclaiming taste to be a learned as much as an inborn trait, they sought to establish themselves as aesthetic educators of the vulnerable, unschooled Parisienne.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Paris.

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Noun[edit]

Parisienne f ‎(plural Parisiennes)

  1. Parisienne

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