denîs, st

Denîs

[den-is; French duh-nee]
noun
Saint, died a.d. c280, 1st bishop of Paris: patron saint of France.
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Denis (ˈdɛnɪs, French dəni)
 
n
1.  Maurice (mɔris). 1870--1943, French painter and writer on art. One of the leading Nabis, he defined a picture as "essentially a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order"
2.  Saint Denis, Saint Denys 3rd century ad, first bishop of Paris; patron saint of France. Feast day: Oct 9

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