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[pa-see] /paˈsi/
[frey-dey-reek] /freɪ deɪˈrik/ (Show IPA),
1822–1912, French economist and statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1901.
his son, Paul Édouard
[pawl ey-dwar] /pɔl eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA),
1859–1940, French phonetician. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • How truly sweet it was to him a letter that he subsequently wrote to Georgiana from Passy enables us in some measure to realize.

  • Franklin was still envoy plenipotentiary at beautiful Passy.

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • Passy and Romainville are not exactly side by side, that is true; and they are not much alike, either.

    Monsieur Cherami Charles Paul de Kock
  • She sobbed still more and stammered, 'I beseech you, monsieur, take me to Passy.

    His Masterpiece Emile Zola
  • He afterwards rendered me many services in going to and fro from Passy to Paris; and, as he promised, brought me my servant.

    The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  • 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
  • There were secret interviews at Paris and at Passy between these two rivals.

    History of the Girondists, Volume I Alphonse de Lamartine
  • At Passy we were received with shrugging shoulders and outspread hands.

    Dross Henry Seton Merriman
  • The most substantial people of Passy, some of them rolling in riches, were present.

    A Love Episode Emile Zola
  • He went to Passy twice without being able to find him at home.

British Dictionary definitions for Passy


/French pasi/
Frédéric (frederik). 1822–1912, French politician and economist, who campaigned for international arbitration to prevent war: shared the first Nobel peace prize 1901
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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